Monthly Archives: May 2012

July 2010–I write my grandmother’s obituary

http://www.crownhill.org/obits/obituaries.php/obitID/983622 Mrs. Sylvia Griffith Peacock November 29, 1921 – July 01, 2010 Sylvia Griffith Peacock was born on November 29th, 1921 to Theodore Barton Griffith and Helen Wheelock Griffith. She was a lifelong resident of Indianapolis, attending Tudor Hall until … Continue reading

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A writing assignment (case formulation) for an actual class–2009

The patient in question is Buffy Summers, a 28 year old female with a unique history and set of life experiences. From the time she was a freshman in high school, she has literally had the weight of the world … Continue reading

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August 12, 2009

You pull me down to drown me so that you may keep me within your grasp while you stay afloat. It’s true. What happens to daughters without mothers? What happens to daughters without parents? What happens when a daughter is … Continue reading

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June 9, 2009

The actual description of this event is easily given. I called Family Services last night and filed a report of abuse against my older brother (older brother=my younger brother’s soccer coach who became a part of our family a long … Continue reading

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August 2006

I have come to these halls again The stars tell me that I have come to the dog days of summer And my body, my thumos feel this It is white And there is hunger in this place And I … Continue reading

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April 21, 2008

There are things that I never tell anyone, that I expect them to figure out on their own. Beyond however you judge my appearance, my behavior, my words, you will discover that I’m so much different than you ever thought … Continue reading

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September 2, 2006

I am CassandraI saw it all comingThe drink in the handThe deepening of the river NileThe hot acrid breath creeping up from your mouthThe new moonYour eyes glassed overShe knows where you’ve beenAnd where you’re going Turn on the foglights … Continue reading

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