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You should still be here (rough draft)

I remember your brown eyes and how they were usually sad. And I remember that you tried. You tried so hard. You lamented over the weight gain due to typical antipsychotics amongst all the other side effects. You were always … Continue reading

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A eulogy

He was a Marine. First, foremost, and always. He wasn’t ever going to tell you about it, but you could see it and hear it. I remember his anger and his hand like a vise on my child sized arm. … Continue reading

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Risk Assessment

I have been thinking about what it would take for our reconciliation. Clearly, it’s not calling me on Christmas expecting me to answer because well you know Jesus and Christmas spirit. You have never known your daughter well. I decided … Continue reading

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Bathwater.

I try so hard not to want love Love is for pussies and needy bitches I just need pieces fitting together heat and friction in regular doses a few laughs a few good beers Except while I’m laughing, I still … Continue reading

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You are an amazing and wonderful human at heart. This will always be true. You have been ill, angry, and depressed for years. 2014 was so much more than what you claim. You also remarried one of your abusers and … Continue reading

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Missing in Action

Missing: One father Flew over an ocean of solid earth for the golden coast The permanent business trip away from home New address New bride New story Everything sleek, white, presentable One mother Neurons twisted identity forgotten voice lost Two … Continue reading

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I’m not Scared of Anything

I’m not scared of the sight of blood, mine or yours deep wounds in flesh with bone shining through emergency riding at breakneck speeds broken bones tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires critical conditions snake bites disease ambulances hospitalization being cut open … Continue reading

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