Category Archives: betrayal

A Cop’s Letter for Youth of today; Ferguson, Baltimore, NOW Charlottesville. Wherever Injustice Prevails.


  TRULA’S OPEN LETTER TO THE YOUTH OF TODAY (A Legacy Story) Pioneer police woman in Iowa, Trula Ann Godwin http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/iwa/findingaids/html/GodwinTrula.html   The words delivered by Officer Trula Ann Godwin,  Davenport Police Department In recent national news coverage, a young … Continue reading

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“I’m up in the attic, Joyce” 8 one page stories about relationships. No Judgments.


                                                                     “I AM UP IN THE ATTIC, … Continue reading

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Are Your Secrets Safe with Me? I’m Dying; should I go or should I tell?


Yes, it is true and this is the last major hurdle I face. The dying process is nothing compared to this struggle to settle the ongoing argument within myself as to whether I should “tell” things I know, or have … Continue reading

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My Life in 6 words; Author Joyce Godwin Grubbs


Violated-Victim-Survivor-Vini-Vidi-Vici. I came, I saw, I conquered. Continue reading

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