Whore

I am a whore, and I know I am because I was given that label by an angry man after I shared  his time and sipped at a seven dollar coffee while we discussed the weather and why the coastal residents of British Columbia should probably think about packing up and moving inland. I am [...]

Book Review – Composition of a Woman – by Christine Ray

Book Review – Composition of a Woman – by Christine Ray

I was thrilled when the brilliant Christine Ray of Brave and Reckless asked me to read and review an advanced copy of her debut collection, 'Composition of a Woman', and let me tell you guys, you are going to want to mark your calendars for its July 31st release date! This book is fire, unbridled, [...]

Fallen From Grace – Dena Daigle

Fallen From Grace – Dena Daigle

A couple of weeks ago I shared a poem from my book Hush on my Facebook page and my friend and fellow writer, Dena Daigle of Phoenix Ascended, stumbled onto it and wrote a stunning poem from the inspiration she got from mine and I know you'll love it as much as I do. I [...]

The Red Queen

The Red Queen

For Shawna, may your scarlet crown always blind the fools; never forget who you are and what you deserve. The Red Queen She has stood before the greatest men and they have knelt within her fires. She forged herself a scarlet crown from each of their desires. She never kept them kneeling, always thanked them [...]

Vintage Heart

Vintage Heart

For Tamara, with love. She's an old soul with young eyes, a vintage heart, and a beautiful mind. © Nicole Lyons 2017

Spirit Walk

Spirit Walk

The road is long, it's veiled in mist, the stars are cloaked tonight. The pins in my feet spun the needle in my compass, now I have lost my way. I walk alone with eyes wide shut, stumbling over things unseen. The plains are hills, the hills are plains and nothing is what it seems. Into [...]

Pressure Sex (trigger warning) – Our Lady Of Lust And Grace

My girl, oh my feisty awesome girl, got sexually assaulted last year. What do you say? “I’ve been there, I love you, be brave, you got this.” It’s almost a rote response at this point. One i… Source: Pressure Sex (trigger warning)

The Weyward Sisters: Hand in Hand – A Collaboration from the Women of Sudden Denouement

The Weyward Sisters: Hand in Hand – A Collaboration from the Women of Sudden Denouement

There is great power here. Source: The Weyward Sisters: Hand in Hand - A Collaboration from the Women of Sudden Denouement

To My Daughters, on International Women’s Day

  I know you’re scared; but I need you to know that it’s okay to be scared. I’m going to tell you something that I’ve wanted to tell you for a long time now. I have a secret: Being scared is a good thing. That excited sizzle in the air right before you get up [...]