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C.J. Spammer

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in Cape Town, South Africa



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CJ was born on August 31st 1984. She lives in Cape Town with her husband and their two sons.
She works full time as a customer care consultant / orders processor for a book distributing company.

"I have Bipolar Disorder and ADHD, so growing up was quite challenging at times, although I was only diagnosed when I was sixteen.

I have always loved words - singing, reading, writing - so that’s where I found solace. Writing was the perfect outlet for my depression and anger, and I found I was quite good at it.

"I have written many poems and some short stories, and even began writing an autobiography - but I had never attempted to write a fiction novel, as it seemed such a daunting task - the process too long to satisfy my need for instant gratificati

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His Eyes...

His eyes tell a story
I can never understand,
for I have not seen
what they've seen.

His hands speak of things
I can never comprehend,
for mine have not
laboured like his have.

The lines on his face
speak of things
I cannot fathom,
for I have not
known such things.

His skin, pigmented
and aged by years
of sun exposure,
tells of events
I cannot perceive;
for I have not
witnessed such

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Misled - A Novel (Drama)
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Description: This is a complicated love story involving three main characters: Sara, Justin and Grace. It is, at times, light with comedic elements. To order a copy directly from me, please email mislednovel@gmail.com. or visit my website: http://www.c.j.spammer.wixsite.com/misled-novel http://www.facebook.com/mislednovel1

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" Sorry

I'm sorry,' I say,
as I wipe a tear
from the angry, red handprint
staining your cheek.

'I'm sorry,' I say,
as you slink away
from my touch,
your shoulde
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" Anger

Feelings of hate and anger
rage through my veins
like molten hot lava,
bubbling up and out;
burning through bone,
tissue and flesh.
I'm blinded by it -
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