A ReminderDon't needlessly compare yourself to othersBe true to what you want and wishCompromise is not giving yourself up,the most important thing to remember in life is to be happy with yourself.Chase your dreamsNo matter how far fetched they may seemno matter how old you areor how young.Remind the people you love- that you love them.Life is too short to keep love to yourself.Remember that life is short.Celebrate every moment. Don't fear its passing.Tragedy strikes.Death comes.Don't forget to live.
MonsterLurking behind shadowed corners, its patience has no bounds.Salivating at the very thought of my screams,the beast cannot be coaxed away.I know the sweet stench, its hot breath churning down my back.Body wracked with convulsive fear,I have no hope of escape.Unforgiving talons dig mercilessly, my mind reeling in agony.Pinning me beneath its heavy weight,I drown in the pain of my own monster.
The Toy GirlShe became a collector. Only the most special things making it into her congregation, certain criteria needing to be met. There was a connection she had to feel, a merging of souls. Night and day she tended to her collection, cleaning it, loving it. Nothing was more important to Ashley than her toys.As this went on Ashley's parents began to wonder if she was mentally ill and being worried, arranged for a psychiatric evaluation on the eve of Halloween. The doctor simply said, "Obvious case of Autism, I recommend drug therapy."Ashley's parents were overjoyed at the thought of having a normal little girl. They quickly okayed the treatments, never once asking Ashley for permission. Knowing she would never cooperate, the drug was crushed and secretly put into her lovingly home cooked meals.It was a crisp Autumn night when her father brought the prescription home. When her mother crushed a pill under her chef's knife, sprinkling the dust into Ashley's dessert. Smiling at their cunning, he