Author Archives: martha0stout

About martha0stout

I like to read and write and hang out with my family and friends. I currently live on a farm and all that such a living entails.

Constant – Story Snippet

There was never any one thing that kept her going. Sometimes she kept moving because if she stopped there would be no one to stop Them. Sometimes it was because she knew she would disappoint her family if she gave … Continue reading

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Block of Granite

What I wish to do And what I wish to be Are not so far apart Flung out upon the sea For I can take a chisel And hack and saw and chip Away at the base around my feet … Continue reading

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My Choice – Story Snippet

If there was one thing she prized above all else, it was choice. Not everyone made the same decisions. Not everyone should make the same decisions. And no one, not one single person to ever live or ever will live … Continue reading

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Savages, Savages, Barely Even Human!

I wish that I could think of just one thing, one moment, that stands apart from the rest when it comes to being ‘wild’ as a child. Such is not the fate for one such as I. Dubbed by one … Continue reading

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Harsh Reality

There is no growth in your comfort zone, and no comfort in your growth zone. Perhaps I did not speak clearly And lost my meaning in the words Isn’t it strange how we face life dearly Not knowing just how … Continue reading

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Incoming – He Made This

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Eternal Round

If there’s one thing that I’ve learned It’s that life is not clean cut Things like to happen without plan And we’re left standing asking, “What?” We grow and learn and cry Tears of joy and pain Laugh, sing and … Continue reading

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