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Memorial

All of a sudden I realised the phrase that would become the memorial upon my skull:

“I saw beauty in other people’s eyes.”

From that perspective, I can see winged eternities circling forevermore, trying to catch that one pure teardrop of solitude that I harnessed for a life-time.   40 more words

Writing

Mourning the Death of a Marriage

When a person dies, depending on the circumstances, those left behind must go through certain stages before they can resume normal life. Most people are familiar with the five stages of grief. 727 more words

Musings

Images of Fragility

Imagery often carries meaning beyond words.  Documentary photographer David Chancellor’s recent exhibit, ‘Handle Like Eggs,’ continues his investigation into life, death, loss, and other forces that bind humans together. 69 more words

Death Cafe

Mr. Bag of Bones

What have I become?

I used to be someone they could trust, someone they could look up to. Now look at me. Just a shell of a man who barely has his mind intact. 333 more words

Death

Armageddon

The day was April 3, 1843. Thousands of people fearing for the their lives had gathered on the hills of New England to await the prophesied end of the world. 404 more words

History

Dear Cigarettes: I Get it, You Win.

Until almost 5 years ago I didn’t know what life could be like without you. You have had a hold on my family since the day I was born. 607 more words

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