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Sweet as Candy: A Novel in Verse

By @Madison

Sweet as Candy

Sweet as Candy

All rights reserved, Madison L.H. 2017-2018

“And all my mother came into mine eyes/And gave me up to tears.” – William Shakespeare, Henry V

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Candace Noble was taken away from her mother at the age of five. After a public display of child abuse, Candace was placed in the care of her doting aunt, never having any significant contact with her birth parents afterwards. Now, as a teenager, Candace is confident that she isn’t anything like her mom, — that is, until she finds out she’s pregnant. Fearing the vicious cycle of abuse, she wonders what she should do and who she should turn to. However, all cycles have an end. The question is: who can break them?

TW: Teen pregnancy, child abuse, abortion mention

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