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I felt small enough to fit inside the pothole I was on.
I shivered.
The road was littered with debris- a brown shoe, pair of glasses, road map, backpack, a white sheet.
I turned my head away when my eyes fell on the white sheet.
I heard no noise except my labor breathing.
No one came for me.
I was alone.
I wanted mom.
I pulled my legs in closer to my chest and wrapped my arms around them.
I rested my head on my knees and watched drops ripple on the pavement.
The glare of the lights didn’t touch me but I saw their reflection in the rain: blue, white, red, blue, white, red.
“Cassidy?”
The word suddenly exploded with all the noise and pain I had been holding away.
“Mom?” I screamed hysterically.
“Cassidy?” Mom’s hysteria climbed. “Where’s my daughter?”
“We’ve accounted for everyone,” was the answer.
“My daughter was in the car with her dad!” Mom screamed.
I watched long inhuman shadows fall across me and move on. I heard my name again and again.
I screamed in answer.
“Cassidy?” I filtered Mom’s voice thro…

Book #1

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I am not sure how I want to run this blog so I'm just going to write pieces of my first book and see how it looks in print!

I could see them all around me, their faces stunned. My confession sickened them; it sickened me. I dropped the rock. No on would want me now. No sphere was bold enough to draw me into its residence.   I felt a hand on my arm but when I turned it was no one. Just a breeze glancing against my skin. I bent down to my pack like a rheumatoid victim, slowly, not allowing my joints to fully bend. I connected the pack around my waist and started off in the direction I hoped was home. "You are nothing!" The hiss took flight and stabbed me. My steps halted. "You have and always will be in the shadows." I raised my eyebrows in surprise.  "That was impressive, Alyson." I said "What?"  I twisted my upper body to look at her.  My lower body slowly caught up. "That sentence sounded literary." "I, what??"  She glared and I smil…

Shout Out!

This is a shout out to the universe!
I AM WRITING A BOOK!
NO!
TWO BOOKS!
NO!
THREE BOOKS!
YES! THREE BOOKS!
AND THEY WILL BE PUBLISHED! AND!
ONE WILL GET THE NEWBERRY!!


So I'd better get to work!