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  • Collette Cottingham
    Collette Cottingham Writer and Community Mentor

The Queen

Written by: Collette Cottingham; Consciously Woman   She walked down the hall. Her long gown swooshed along the floors. People in the hall stopped and bowed. You would think a woman in her [...]

Waiting in the Car

  Written by: Collette Cottingham; Consciously Woman   I hate waiting in the car. I can’t listen to the radio. I can’t make a peep. I have to be nonexistent. I sit here. My stomach is [...]

Collette Cottingham

  Collette Cottingham is a mother, grandmother, sister, daughter, and friend. She has been a taxi driver, chef, negotiator, mediator, house cleaner, decorator, personal assistant, tutor, [...]

The Water’s Edge

Written by: Collette Cottingham; Consciously Woman     I needed to come back here. I am not really sure why. She calls to me. It doesn’t matter how far away I go, I can still hear her. [...]

The Token

  Written by: Collette Cottingham; Consciously Woman   She walks all over. You could pass her a hundred times and she wouldn’t see you. She walks with her head down. A sign that she [...]