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I’m Donna Ashworth

Author and lover of words

“Like a warm hug, 

Donna’s words are comfort for the soul”

– Tamzin Outhwaite

MY NEWEST ANTHOLOGY

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Painting of women drinking wine on a wire by Ronald West art

YOU’RE NOT FOR EVERYONE

You’re not for everyonebut you are most definitelyfor someone and when you find yourself caughtin the trap of ‘people-pleasing’remind yourself quicklythat you are ‘people’ too

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Lucy Campbell boy and lion painting

MAN-UP

MAN-UP The world can be tough, for a boy who’s not rough, there’s much pressureto man-up and fight and the boys who shout loud,seem so

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A FEARLESS GIRL

A FEARLESS GIRL I knew a fearless girlwho shook the whole damn worldwith her muddy knees and handsthat defiant way she’d stand she took everything

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Watercolour image of typewriter

WRITE ME DOWN

If one day I don’t remember, do not feel helpless.You will have much work to do.You must remember me enough for both of us.Write me

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Shawna Erback print of girl holding heart

LOVE CAME FIRST

You don’t move on after loss, but you must move with. You must shake hands with grief, welcome her in, for she lives with you

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