The Story Behind Disinheritance by John Sibley Williams

Though my poetry often varies in structure, setting, and narrative style, I cannot help but write about the themes that have haunted me since childhood. Love. Family. Grief. Emotional distance. Perhaps all authors, regardless of genre, are in some sense trying to better know their demons, their ghosts, all while exploring and perhaps even celebrating…

The Story Behind Closet Words by Kim Hilton

My upbringing as a child was very hard.  I was an orphan, the youngest of six children. My mother was 13 when she had her first child and 19 when I was born, having six children in six years.  My mother was shot with a shotgun by my father.  I lived in violence, abuse and poverty.…