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A letter to him

Hello? I don’t know why I’m writing this. It seems pointless. You’ll never read it. I suppose I’ve still got a lot to say. Like I miss you. 871 more words


The Going Out and the Coming In

“I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. 468 more words

Daily Journal

The 'climate change' of Parkinson's disease

I sometimes joke with various staff that Anthony’s ‘thermostat’ is faulty. I’m not sure why I do this jokey thing because it’s not funny and it’s one of the things that I worry about most. 334 more words


Slow down, listen more... and bring muffins

Rob was diagnosed with stage 3 cancer. For years we engaged in small talk at my neighborhood grocery store while he checked out my items. It tickled him when I’d set a 14 pound container of cat litter on the conveyor belt next to 12 rolls of double-ply toilet paper. 127 more words


Lost and Found

A long time ago, when I was only twenty-seven, the man I loved died.

One night he didn’t come home. I waited alone wondering where he was. 609 more words


And I will look for you

I will walk the beaches very soon, wild and windy as they are

Watch the waves as they crash the pier into quiet submission

Remember the stories of when you were a boy free as a bird… 133 more words



This life.

This life.

Hollowed dreams laying vacant.

Emptied lives drifting.

Riding the waves

Swallowing fear

Digesting truth.

This life.