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Megan Denby

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I'm a Canadian girl and I live in the cozy, lakeside community of Port Perry, Ontario. I grew up on a farm in the middle of a family of six, with two older sisters, whom I wanted to be just like and a younger brother who explored the back roads with me on our bikes. My world is my family, my friends and my writing.

A baseball player for twenty years, I retired after breaking both my ankles and have since taken to the lake to become an avid dragonboater. I decided to challenge myself this year (a.k.a. midlife crisis) and am currently training for The Warrior Dash - an extreme 5K obstacle course. A true Canadian, I love watching hockey and recently joined the local women's hockey league as a rookie goalie. When I'm not hanging out with my fami
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When The Bough Breaks


     It is not yet dawn but I’ve been awake for hours. I run my fingers through curls the colour of a new penny and lean to kiss his cheek. He stretches and yawns then cuddles in close. I flex and relax my toes, the old rocker groaning a rhythm of comfort as I rock my son.     Rosy strands of sunlight glide over the lip of the horizon and stream into the living room.
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