sarahrdickson

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Sarah Dickson

When I was in the 3rd grade I decided I wanted to be a writer. I don’t remember who told me that I wouldn’t be able to make a living as a writer, but it stuck. As I grew up I heard all kinds of advice about getting a “real job” and having a career. So I did. I worked my way up through corporate ladders, and now I am an analyst.

Then I had an epiphany. I started thinking about what I could do to make myself more marketable for the next step of my career. I realized that I had experience; the only other thing I could do was get a formal education. As I sat there looking at the computer science and business degrees I realized… I didn’t want to do it. I never did. And then, just as suddenly, I remembered what I’ve wanted to do since the 3rd grade. Call me crazy, but career driven single mother that I am, I’ve finally decided to be a writer.

My stories

Left Behind

I sit alone under the night sky Every sparkle above is not a star I listen to the wind listen to me cry The one I reach for is far too far These...

The Choice

I had a dream you went away I dreamed I cried all night for you Cried and cried for you to stay My tears are real, my nightmare true Daddy daddy...

The Empty Princess

Deep within the chamber lies An empty girl with empty eyes She sits upon an empty throne In the dark, all alone She’ll guard a land of war and strife...

Reflection

Billy Smith knew there wasn’t a monster in the bathroom. His mother had said there wasn’t, and that was that. Billy believed his mother. Most of the...

The Price of Passage

Bathed in candlelight, Leti waited for the woman to die. The midwife still worked frantically to save her; frantic and desperate against the...