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Left for Dead

“What are you crazy?  It was still fucking beating!” – is what I wish I had been able to say to my mother after she reached down into the deepest part of me and ripped my heart right out. Advertisements

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Crossing

Crossing On the edge – cold steel girder, rivets – will they hold me? Or should I let my fingers… unfurl? Journey into the unforgivable pit of inhumanity or can the span support the weight of my grief until I … Continue reading

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Legacy

Inside my birthday card you scrawled – buy yourself something. The text message you sent me read – call when you feel better. Your voicemail said – people take taxis after surgery all the time. You’ll be fine. What more … Continue reading

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Increase Your Joy

It was a simple question; an innocent question.  “Can you take a picture of me in the air when jump off the swing?” “Why yes.  Yes, I can!” Do something I love while he gets to be the daredevil he … Continue reading

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Consequences

Consequences And so it starts… You are the host. You are ravaged, slowly by the worst kind of insidious, slow-growing disease. You convulse. You fester. You turn around and round with the full ferocity of a terrible tempest- searching for … Continue reading

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Two

Solitude may bring soft, sweet silence. Singularness may bring untethered freedom. Partnership? Coupling may bring intermittent strife, struggle, discord, – unrivaled frustration. Pairing may sometimes be loud, messy, inconvenient, -fraught with self-sacrifice. Aah, but nothing will ever result in the … Continue reading

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PASS WITH CARE

Daydreams distractions jubilations jitters exhaustions emotions Bubbling up swirling around consuming fleeting living dying Hitherto henceforth never again forevermore – we come and go… To the oncologists office for biopsy results to the airport for your lover’s return from two … Continue reading

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