After – Rain Skies: A Million Stars


“Coming home should be the safest thing we ever do in this life. Where we lay our heads at night should be where monsters will not reach us. And yet, so many find themselves making homes with monsters instead.”


The best things in life happen unexpectedly, and come from where and when you least expect it. Such is the story behind the birth of this book. It was a random trip to Ipoh that started it all. I was taking a stroll down Old Town Ipoh, along Concubine Lane, when a small shop with stars hanging all over caught my attention.

The PWW Shop is owned and managed by Perak Women for Women Society, an organization that is geared towards providing assistance to women in need. They sell new and pre-loved items that help fund the foundation’s various activities.

I was so inspired by their “One Million Stars to End…

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What’s up for today!

Keep it alive

Getting up in the morning

Feeling upbeat and elated

Surveyed all that I see

Like a queen of the kingdom

There are no set antecedents

For me to adhere to, no shoes to fill

Making a sense of the jumble of thoughts

That accost me when I perceive

All that I have to accomplish

Stiffing my spine I get to addressing

Different chores that demand

My attention on this lovely day!

In response to the following prompts;

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I Say

Sarah Doughty

“Oh my love, what can I say
other than I love you?”

And it happened again. The doubts that sometimes cloud my thoughts. Making me question everything I thought I knew. Wonder what would happen if my biggest fears would come true. Before, I’d let those thoughts longer. I’d dissect every minute detail of our time together. I’d watch the look in your eyes, searching for signs of validity in those fears. But you never wavered before. So this time, rather than keeping those thoughts hidden, I didn’t let the fear in. I asked you, without hesitation, if you wanted to be free of me. You answered as you always have before. With just as much volition as you’ve always shown me. You said you made a vow. That you were exactly where you wanted to be. So, my love, what can I say other than I love you. With…

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