In a passion that could cook skin, Like knuckle-eyed Death at the door, The wild wind whipped Round the blind corner. I heard the footfall, A stranger in pursuit. I looked back and saw A well-lit mirror, An open-window-stare. Heard some phone Call in the night. A cry, a moan Like river-bed stone Swallowed by Blue river veins. It was not tomorrow, Or how yesterday Hurls itself At the junction Of my dreams And waking hours. It was an echo. My empty voice returned As strange to my ears As to the mouth who Let the utterance fly To remind me I have Not forgotten the ghost That still rattles my bones. (Read Marks Blog at http://www.markgoodson.com/ Continue reading
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Meet our Editor-In-Chief, Nicola O’Hanlon. She created this website, along with the help of the InTheRooms team in September 2015. Her work has been published in several recovery magazines, including Recovery Today, In Recovery Magazine, AfterPartyChat.com, Psychology Today and Reach Out Recovery to name but a few. She has also had her work published in two Feminist anthologies and a book of personal recovery stories. Born and raised in Wexford, Ireland she still lives there with her two children, Christopher and Jessica. Her background is in healing through Massage Therapy, Reflexology and Sechiem Energy Healer. She has combined her professional and life experience and now coaches women on how to empower themselves. She runs the Womens Wisdom Healing Circle meeting, on InTheRooms.com every Sunday (Noon est 5pm UK & Ireland), which is a non program specific gathering of women seeking support, encouragement and healing. Already an expert on how not to live life she is a constant seeker of new and better ways of being. Nature is her Higher Power and she believes in magic, crystals and blames the phases of the moon for her multiple personalities.