I have to admit that I have written a lot of uninspired stuff in my life. As a writer it is just inevitable sometimes. Often times you do not get to say what you really feel or sometimes even get to choose what you want to write about. That is just part of the job. […]
Time is a fickle thing. When you are a child the summers stretch out in an endless search for mischief or a willing playmate and ice cold watermelon. It was only as I grew older that I realized those long lazy days were like dandelion seeds, here one minute and then scattered at the whim […]
Every day, I drive to and from work, play Garth Brooks, If I never wake up in the morning, would she ever doubt the way I feel about her in my heart. Tuesday, I stop at the dry cleaners, pick up my red dress for an executive staff meeting. The man behind the counter is […]
Newly widowed, she went out to a former neighbor’s home. Not so newly widowed he met her at the door with champagne. Uh oh, she thought, thought she, sat by the fire and raised her glass, reeled off a set of rules newly devised to make her feel safe. He smiled in that sweet way […]
a thought can linger on and on seems to have no end and if you think, “Alas be gone!” she will appear again a thought can sometimes wonder seems for endless years and when you finally leave a thought she only disappears!
Little girls race in hide & seek behind the house near a spreading oak, voices shrill as birds under green leaves. The landlord in the back seat of his car parked beside strawberries opens the door, crooks a finger of his left hand, holds right digit to lips, commands silence. One child obeys. Clambers with […]
The pyre is built. A nest of twigs, brittle A covenant null. Valley of dry bones No four winds to quicken them. Her henna-dyed feet prance toward the pyre. She sheds, layer by layer, the dead flesh , former conversations silenced. Cycles of five hundred days meant to cut off life are the circumcised. She […]
As in mother nature
so in you.
There is day
there is night.
a walk in the park he held my youth within his palms as the green stars lit the quiet night, and the gentle blades of grass embraced my innocent. i grew and the new world tickled my ripened soul with his secret love, erasing feelings of sinful guilt as my bed of grass touched the […]
As soon as I opened my eyes this morning, I knew it wasn’t going to be a productive day. It was raining heavily and didn’t seem inclined to let up any time soon. At one time, gloomy days depressed me and I’d sleep most of the day, but with a little help, I adopted a […]
She strikes only when the darkness needs to be prevailing.
She is the chosen one,
The blood of the lion flows through her veins.
Give me an hour and a half, I’ll look like Barbie Paint my fake face on; makeup is artistry Lavish blonde locks, alluring plumped lips Surgeon’s scalpel stomach, Double D tits Perfection, glamour, money, thrills Leads little girls to razors, bullets, brutes, pills To what shriller heights will my scream have to reach To be […]
Continued from Part I The house was brimming, forcing people, some I’d never seen before, into the backyard. Despite the humidity due to the impending rain, it was still cooler outside. As we joined people in the yard, Raleigh proudly pointed out three cars with out-of-state tags parked on the lawn, as well as the […]
My mother has always had a green thumb, and growing up as a city girl, I felt some anxiety about not being able to have this connection and wisdom with the earth that she had. My mom grew up in a rural village in Afghanistan, so this was part of her lifestyle, growing and harvesting […]
“No point having that party now,” I said, mixing the cake batter, my hair spilling over my eyes. Before Officer Bish arrived I told Raleigh I’d been planning to show off my presents to the guests but now, with nothing special to display, I was certain they would focus on the living room wall that […]
About All Things Girl
Our mission at All Things Girl is to allow women a place to showcase their stuff - their artwork, photography, poetry, prose, articles on health, reviews, thoughts on business, creative endeavours and so much more. Our goal is to create a high quality, fun and diverse ezine.
- Cover Girl Stephenie Meyer: An Interview (Part One) with Deb Smouse 02. May, 2008
- Live Alone and Like It The Classic Guide for the Single Woman 30. Jun, 2008
- My Plan to Thrive while I Deal with Grief this Holiday Season 29. Nov, 2011
- Conversations Over Coffee: Sue Ann Gleason 24. Dec, 2013
- Life, Love and Lesson Plans by Wynn Godbold 15. Feb, 2011
- ATG Review: I’ll Be Seeing You 06. Mar, 2014
- The Mighty Kymm Recaps the Oscars 2014 03. Mar, 2014
- Sunday Salon: Holding On to Stories 02. Mar, 2014
- The Mighty Kymm’s Deep Cuts: Life Itself 27. Feb, 2014
- Happier & Healthier Living: The Quest for Happiness 26. Feb, 2014
- Maureen: Your recap was excellent, as usual! I'm glad I fou...
- Mary Jane: This is the first All Things Girl piece I have rea...
- Jenine: Whenever I have missed an Oscars night I have reli...
- Bev: I always love your recaps. I thought those Oscars...
- Kathy Grey: VERY NICE!...