While I love Thanksgiving, and what is not to love about a holiday that centers around gratitude, family and great food, I do think that sometimes we use it as an excuse to not be as kind, as grateful and as considerate throughout the day. We are only reminded that people are in need, when …Continue reading "Gratitude Should Be A Daily Practice Beyond A Holiday"
I guess, it did not matter that we were the outcasts of the neighborhood, after all. As I watched others lives fall apart, we all still had each other, no matter how many times people thought Mother was crazy for planting the garden by the cycles of the moon, or how Dad would allow us …Continue reading "Chocolate Cake – A Flash Fiction"
greatest gift received you’re closed eyes, sweet smiling yawn my heart in your hand Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2015 To all of you Mothers out there, Happy Mother’s Day from all of us at Avalon Media to you.Continue reading "Daughter – A Haiku"
keys rattle the door my deepest fears has arrived no safe place to hide Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2014Continue reading "The Abuser"