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book review: born blue by Han Nolan

Hi everyone,

I just finished reading an emotional novel called Born Blue by Han Nolan.

This book explores the life of a girl affected by the foster care system, drugs/ alcohol, and identity issues around race. 2,858 more words

Mental Illness

On Life And The Occasional Unfairness Of It

It’s been quiet here for two months now. Life has a way of doing that to people, I suppose. One day, you’re full of interesting shit to say and in the next… you’ve got nothing. 502 more words


The Veil

Today’s Writing 201: Poetry assignment asked to write about a type of screen in haiku. My 4 haikus are about the screen/veil that is between Heaven and Earth. 61 more words

Loss Of A Parent

6 Revelations After Losing A Parent That Aim To Ease Your Pain

1. Tell the people you care about that you love them. It’s important to actually say those words. I had an epiphany during a conversation with my mom a month before she died when I told her I loved her more than anything else in the world. 466 more words


It hits you. It winds you.
It makes earth fall
beneath you.
It haunts you. It wants you.
It crawls right up
inside you.
It stings you. 82 more words


#757: Aging, grief, and STUFF: A f*load of feelings

Ahoy, Captain!

My mother died suddenly earlier this year. She and my father lived in a kinda remote area, 600 miles from my current residence. Pops is now getting ready to maybe think about moving to a zip code that has more humans than cows. 1,627 more words

Reader Questions

Missing the Man of my Life

LOSS IS NEVER EASY BUT SUDDEN LOSS IS WORST… I believe that it is a traumatic experience and no one will ever be prepared for this… I will never be prepared for this… 636 more words