Posted in Life and After

The Struggle


For too long,

been trying to fit in

social norms,

shine through

a galaxy of stars,

looking like them

a part of the crowd,

never standing out,

even after a lifetime


Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash


I am an Instructional Designer, avid reader, small-town woman and working mother with a fish-eye perspective. I have just published my first book, The Forest Bed and other short stories. If you like my stories on this blog, feel free to Like, Comment, Reblog and Share. You can reach me at or through my Facebook page

2 thoughts on “The Struggle

  1. sad but it comes across as heartfelt; never too late to change — it is safer to fit in, I know — for most of my life too, I’ve done it but now I’m taking small steps away from the norm; perhaps that’s the answer

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