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Shopping Sucks

This may come as a surprise to many people, but I am a woman who hates shopping. I would rather be reading a book, sitting at the beach, or writing. Shopping was something I did at the mall when I was a bored teenager. And even then I really didn’t shop because I was broke; I hung out. Today, the mall is one of the last places you’ll find me. When I tell people I hate shopping – especially men – I get responses like, “What?! You’re a woman! Women… Read more Shopping Sucks

I’m Sorry I’m Your Daughter – Poetry by Susanna Hartigan

I’m sorry I’m Your daughter Can’t seem to do the right thing to please You Never asked for anything but still rejected and unaccepted I’m sorry I’m Your daughter Can’t be the mother You expect of me and fearing the next thing done will push You farther away I’m sorry I’m Your daughter You don’t really know me as a person and I hurt because I can hear You teasing and laughing at me behind closed doors – Your false faces reveal it all. I’m sorry I’m Your daughter Fatigued… Read more I’m Sorry I’m Your Daughter – Poetry by Susanna Hartigan