For those of you lovely visitors that are wondering what this blog consists and why, I’ll be more than happy to share its essences. First I want to say how grateful and excited I am; this blog has opened my mind to a world that I thought would never exist. My name is Samara ‘Sam’ Norton. I’m twenty-seven with two children who are nine and four. I completed my junior year of both bachelor’s; creative… Read More
Writing, Visually Bliss, and Family–all in the hot season of Summer!
There was a time when my heart melted. My legs buckled. My chest pounded. Your gaze weakened me Your touch dominated me It was a new type of pleasure. I never knew existed. And you shared it with me, sucked me in. There was a time when the cold of sorrow froze me. Numbed me. Your gaze stoned me Your touch crumbled me It was a new type of torture. I… Read More
Another day with K.S.
Every night I think about my day. I think about what I’ve accomplished. What I failed. And in the morning, those same thoughts greet me, reminding me. I’m not a failure. I’m learning.
My boyfriend and I have our ups and downs like any couple. We’ve been together going on six years in October. This piece was written two years ago. Reading it brought back bittersweet memories. We have grown tremendously since 2015. The distance between us has grown. This future we try so desperately to build is nothing but a scam created by our futile imagination at the height of our relationship. We’re grasping for… Read More
Life has knocked me down a few times. It showed me things I never wanted to see. I experienced sadness and failures. But one thing for sure, I always get up!
The past twenty-four hours have been a blast. Ate out at our local Freddy’s last night. First time for some 😆 🍟🍔
Today I strolled with my dad downtown. We reminisced about my younger days and he expressed how much he wants our family to be tighter. His kool-aid grin made me elated. I haven’t seen my dad this refreshed in a while. I saw my dad for what he has grown to be and it broke my heart that I didn’t see it before. The bodyguard and hustler that protected and provided for me is… Read More
Quite honored to post the achievements on tonight endeavors. I have finally completed the first draft of two shorts and I’m ninety thousand words into Tellus 🎉 To celebrate these glorious accomplishments, I’m sharing a snippet from my recently completed first draft, Craving Candy. Lana leaned over the railing, a cigarette lodge between her fingers and a smartphone in her other hand. Her apron was scrunched on the handle bar, revealing her… Read More
I woke liberated and stress-free. Though surrounded with chaos; losing my job, eviction, lack of finance, I manage to smile 😊 Why? What else to do other than to take one step at a time? No matter how baby those steps are. Facing reality was a lot harder to disgust than I admitted to myself days ago. I’ve always a had a plan- a go to, when shit hit the fan. When… Read More