Posts for loss

Snow Angels

General/Column December 19, 2016

On Christmas Eve, my siblings and I slip down a snowy hill behind the church. Silent and uneasy, we approach…

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General/Column July 13, 2016

it was not heavy (no lead dropped in my stomach) it was not drowning (no water crashed through the levees)…

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Little Death

General/Column May 13, 2016

Little crescent moon – Half formed, blanketed in black. The phantom’s mask – Your shrouded body curls and unfurls like…

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Like a Penny

General/Column March 21, 2016

We entered the room in parade formation, our gait slow and rehearsed. The silence of the ventilator momentarily paralyzes me….

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