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Grief

Grief It is an ocean of longing of feeling   Sometimes it recedes and we lie, beached, catching our breath seeing glimpses of what it was like to not grieve   Sometimes it engulfs us drowning us in the past … Continue reading

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Chains of sadness

Have you ever been depressed? I’m not talking about one or two blue days. I’m talking about soul crushing depths of despair, in a hole so deep that the sun, even light is a myth. If not, you may be … Continue reading

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Grief is a moving ocean

Our basement leaked in the last rain. I hadn’t noticed until today, when I started moving things around for a party we’re having. Of all the things that could have been damaged, all of the silly, frivolous things that could … Continue reading

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Idle, Angry Thoughts

Does he really think I’ve forgotten? Even after almost 50 years, the thought of his hands all over me burns me like a brand, indelible, still raw, the scab so thin that a good breeze, a careless word could blow … Continue reading

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#JeSuisOrlando

Whenever tragedy like this hits, we sorrow, we rage, we blame, we saturate the media with it until we are so heartily sick of the spectacle that we hide it away until the next time, and then, once again, we … Continue reading

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Managing Your Feelings Is Not My Job

Originally posted on hecatedemeter:
“Whistling girls and crowing hens always come to some bad ends,” my grandma used to say, just before she would tell me that while I was a gracious loser (she was right; I am), I was…

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We With The Pitchforks

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