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360. Who Will Weep for the Dead?

Who will mourn for the lost,

And who will weep for the dead,

When the tides of sinful lust,

Awash each virgin-bed?

Blood is spilt upon the earth. 104 more words


Craigslist confessional: "I argue with God about my wife, and why he took her beautiful mind away from her."

This story is part of a series called Craigslist Confessional. Writer Helena Bala has been meeting people via Craigslist and documenting their stories for nearly two years. 1,008 more words

Never Die

Jesus told her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me will live, even after dying. Everyone who lives in me and believes in me will never ever die. 1,615 more words

Daily Walk


I was 13 when we got him, just a kid. Grubby faced and exhausted from a camping trip to wales. My Dad picked me up from school  I remember being worried that because I hadn’t been there when they brought him home he would’ve bonded to them more than me. 1,446 more words


(We are not the same as you.)

…and then the people sang.
To his name.
their raised voices
praised deed, praised choices.
The power of rose tinted grief
Speaking to each other, 127 more words


Not quite mourning

I just watched the last episode of Grace and Frankie, and it really got me thinking about something going on in my life, and I think I’ve just had a bit of a realisation. 446 more words

100 days...95th day

Song of Chugen

My parents departed long ago.

How often I grieve in sadness!

I had only two aunts left:

Last year I went to Kyoto and sobbed. 137 more words