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Ah, my darling

He kissed my forehead, wiped my tears. I tried to catch my breath, tried to steady my heartbeat, tried to stop the noise. ‘I’m sorry…I’m sorry I’m a mess’, I said over and over. We’ve been here before, haven’t we… … Continue reading

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Red Geraniums

My grandmother’s house smelled of dust and cedar.  Of Nina Ricci perfume with hints of Johnson’s Baby Powder and Bain de Soleil.  I still smell it.  I still see her salty grey hair, her curls gone wild, her lips never … Continue reading

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Stardust

I hope that when he goes it is peaceful. That death will take his hand ever so gently and lead him out into the night. I hope it feels like your first kiss, all butterflies and stardust. I hope he … Continue reading

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3 Dogs

Those 3 dogs follow me-Depression, Fear and Anxiety. They lay in wait and watch me still, even after I swallow that bitter pill. Those 3 dogs they have to go, have to hear me tell them no! Those 3 dogs … Continue reading

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