…Morning Calm

by Heath Hyun Houghton  I’m eating The American experience For breakfast. In a Korean night shirt. In the quietly pattering rain. The pungent air Smells warm – feels rich. What is given And what is received Are often very different things. I find myself standing In the middle of the Kitchen floor, At the center […]

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Dancing Girl

by Amy Oestreicher   AMY OESTREICHER is a PTSD specialist, artist, Huffington Post columnist, RAINN speaker, award-winning health advocate, actress, playwright, and author of My Beautiful Detour: An Unthinkable Journey from Gutless to Grateful. Her first solo musical, Gutless & Grateful, has won seven national awards since its NYC debut in 2012, and her latest one-woman […]

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The Rabbit Hole

by Amy Sampson-Cutler Dorthea had never felt so happy in her life. Not that she could remember, anyway. Window shopping on the streets of Manhattan, she wandered into a bookshop. This shop was different than other bookshops – it had a bohemian feel. Tapestries hung on the walls, and the scent of lavender and vanilla […]

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