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Hard Candy

Not as sweet as it appears to be…

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash

Sometimes evil is not readily apparent. Sometimes it crawls along, disguised as something else, like a friendly face, a generous gesture, designed to assuage you, catch you off guard, and leave you open and vulnerable.

It’s like a brightly colored candy, delightful to the palate, smooth as it goes down, until you notice an aftertaste as it starts to go sour. By then, it’s too late as…

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inkMend is a writer’s safe space on Medium to express experience with pain and write to heal from trauma. Inspired fiction, poetry, and non-fiction/memoir welcome.

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Mary McGrath

Mary McGrath

Mary is a top writer in humor, short stories and poetry. She’s written for Newsweek, Wall St. Journal, Good Housekeeping, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.

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