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Long-Gone and Ago

Long-Gone and Ago (Randyjw; September 29, 2016)

Not the heights of the cliffs

Nor the views from above

Not by summer’s eclipse

In the depths of your love… 24 more words


They Say It Comes In Waves - a stream of consciousness piece, written in the wake of a recent close family bereavement

Waves. They say it comes in waves. But not the gentle, relaxing waves in which you might dip a toe as you lazily walk the coastline on a still Spring morning. 552 more words

From the desk of John W. Evans: Patton Oswalt's Conan Appearance

John W. Evans is a Jones Lecturer in creative writing at Stanford University. He is the author of Should I Still Wish: A Memoir (February 2017),  1,333 more words


Loss of a parent

Facebook memories can be such a bitch.

Here I was having a good morning, freezing my Bologna off here on the land of the pines, thinking it was a normal day, and then I innocently clicked onto Facebook to catch up. 71 more words

The Strength Of A Widow

Daddy passed away exactly eight days ago today and in that short time, the transformation of my mother has been nothing short of amazing. I have always admired her strength and courage, first as her daughter and later as woman and friend. 523 more words


Saying Good Bye All Over Again

The time has finally come; we’re moving my Dad out of his home as he prepares to wed mid-October. It’s been an emotional journey, a difficult, ugly-cry, all the sobbing one pair of eyes can handle, EMOTIONAL JOURNEY. 556 more words


Beyond the Final Fear

I found myself arrested this evening to learn of the passing of a distant but steady friend, Archaeopteryx. He proved himself a reliable companion and support to many of us fledgling deconverts, hobbling as we must from our personal wreckage toward the daylight. 174 more words