Category: Creative

Heroin

by Merideth Spriggs

Heroin by Merideth Spriggs[1]   Hello, you don’t have a problem. You didn’t even see me coming. It started with a back injury.  OxyContin is safe your doctor said because it will help you sleep, but the pharmacy cut you off. You’re not a junky.   You beg for more but a friend offers you…



death by the streets

You left because your wife cheated. You left to support the kids. You entered shelter feeling defeated. Bipolar is the diagnosis the doctor gave you. Unable to stop the voices, you lost your job and home with no one to turn to. Courts said your parents beat you, life in foster care Confused, you struggle.…