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Slam Sunday: "Aftermath" by Chris Nguyen and Em Alves

“I am a pitcher of blood shaped like a boy, and my father clenches a bowl as if he might smash my jaw, empty me and collect my fragments.” 80 more words



He walked away from me.

When the waves were pulling me under a few nights ago. As I was looking up a mental hospital, not wanting to, but not knowing what else to do, I was crying. 511 more words


Short Stories by Michael Matheson

The Many Lives of the Xun Long

Published: 2013 in Masked Mosaic : Canadian Super Stories

Genre: ghost story

Length: 5 pages… 419 more words

Book Review


Some people see children being abused or mistreated and they hesitate protecting the child by saying that ‘ a mother knows her child best’ ‘ I don’t want to get in between a mother and her child’ or ‘ maybe the mother is under a lot of stress’ 1,423 more words

Personal Blues

Former NHL Player Patrick O'Sullivan suffered from his abusive father

The most heart-rending interview showing how badly parenting can go wrong when parents live vicariously through their children was aired on CBC’s “The Current” yesterday. 227 more words

Parenting Adult Children

Psychology # 2 - Dysfunctional Family

In our culture, we were taught not to judge parents or families.

It’s a taboo or perceived as “disloyal” / “disgraceful”  if you talk bad behind families.   78 more words

Dysfunctional Family

The Life and Death of Mr. Badmouth

Baby, you got a bad bad mouth
Everything is poison that’s coming out – PJ Harvey

A large part of my life has been a struggle for peace. 1,001 more words

My Childhood