Poem: Free Verse – “Wildfire” #amwritingpoetry #godoggocafe

Credit: Toa Heftiba via Unsplash. I am a wildfire, A star that effervesces and multiplies; Miracle of light. Seeking love despite, for my innate wildness. I am a wildfire, And untamed with light despite, Treacherous treks through crumbling peaks, Shadows of the dimmest valley's bleak. Glowing through the vast unbroken wilderness. I am a wildfire, … Continue reading Poem: Free Verse – “Wildfire” #amwritingpoetry #godoggocafe

Indie Blu(e) Publishing Announces The Release of We Will Not Be Silenced

We Will Not Be Silenced: The Lived Experience of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Told Powerfully Through Poetry, Prose, Essay, and Art is the brainchild of Kindra M. Austin, Candice Louisa Daquin, Rachel Finch, and Christine E. Ray. The four indie writers and survivors felt compelled to do something after the strongly triggering Kavanaugh Confirmation … Continue reading Indie Blu(e) Publishing Announces The Release of We Will Not Be Silenced

Poem: Free Verse – “Knowing Why” #amwritingpoetry #GDGC

Credit: ORIENTO via Unsplash I don’t know why there’s disease, Why cells kill each other. Why our immune systems turn, Or our brains suck too much cortisol; Too little or too much Seratonion. I don’t know why the world’s fractured, And all these bad things terribly matter. I don’t know why we love, but love’s … Continue reading Poem: Free Verse – “Knowing Why” #amwritingpoetry #GDGC

Why ‘We Will Not Be Silenced’- Christine E. Ray

I am a writer, an editor, and publisher with a background in clinical social work and neurodegenerative research.  I am a mother, a wife, pansexual, dyslexic, living with Bipolar II, and fibromyalgia.  I am an artist, an avid reader, and lifelong advocate for social justice. I am also a sexual abuse survivor. Like many sexual … Continue reading Why ‘We Will Not Be Silenced’- Christine E. Ray