Tag Archives: loss

Haven’t I Always

Promise you’ll remember the best of me, try hard to forget the rest of me, think of happy thoughts and let your mind breathe. Promise you’ll keep in mind the gladdest days, and leave behind the baddest days, think of … Continue reading

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In My Worrying, He Slips Away

His face is grey. I see the lack of light there. In the space that used to fill him up with life there is only a hollow. He breathes. He eats and speaks and he exists. His body survives. He … Continue reading

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I Keep Hearin’ You

“It’s me,” comes the voice on the recording, rough and shaky. “I know I said I wouldn’t call. I know. But m’pretty sure y’don’care one way’r’th’other, specially if’s’versus not callin and endin up in a dumpster.” Her voice is alternately … Continue reading

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No More Need

Your ability to breathe is a fragile thing; I used to worry that when you released one, you would not have the strength to catch another. Now I know that time is soon, and there is no more need to … Continue reading

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The Voice MailBox is Full

He stands atop the tallest building he can find, facing the sunrise, cigarette at his lips, too-blue eyes staring out against the mix of colors that signals dawn. Some freakish salmon, an indigo, a weird greybluebrown, soft lavender, and pale … Continue reading

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