Category Archives: Death

Untouched

I lost a friend recently to a worst-nightmare automobile accident. She was thirty-six, too young to die. It only took a moment, decisions were made by others, a brief risk taken at her expense, and boom, lights out–her fate was … Continue reading

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Posted in automobile accident, crossing boundaries, Death, dying young, faith, fiery crash, grief, loss, savior, shock, sudden death, tragic death, untouched | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Imaginary Choices, Imaginary Lovers

Imaginary choices, Imaginary Lovers’, Hmm, so here I am again, relying on my trusted companion–my writing to get me out of a good mind fucking. You know, I do this thing—(I) write problematic monologues and then try to fight my … Continue reading

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Posted in Authentic Self, Break-ups, cancer, Death, Imagination, Lesbian, Lesbian birth, Lesbian Breakup, Lesbian Marriage, Lesbian sex, Lesbian's and their Ex, New Birth, writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Pause The Tragic Ending

I’ve wanted nothing more than to pause this tragic ending, but that isn’t an option. Don’t get me wrong, my brain has been scheming plenty, but I haven’t acted on any of it, in fact I’ve done nothing but cry, … Continue reading

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Posted in Break-ups, Death, Divorce, Expectations, Gay Men, in love with a woman, Lesbian, Lesbian Marriage, loss, love, Rachel Yamagata, wounds, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Death Of A Mask

The innards and guts spilled over like a cluster of tubeworms. They were shiny from fresh-death yet alive with the color of lobster bisque. The raccoon was on its side, face smashed, teeth revealed. I turned my wheel slightly to … Continue reading

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Great Expectations are not of One Thought

In the ninth grade I wore an ultra mini-skirt to school, too short to for the dress code. My finger- tips didn’t touch the hemline when my arms hung down by my sides. I knew it was too skimpy when … Continue reading

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Posted in Death, Expectations, Friendship and Free Will, Great Expectations, in love with a woman | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

“The Kill:” Chapter 2, The Maker

The Kill: Chapter 2, The Maker, A fictional piece. I hear something, it’s not familiar, and I can’t open my eyes. I’m still spinning despite the dangle of my right leg-my remedy for staying focused. Now I’m dreaming again, everything … Continue reading

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Posted in Clubbing, Death, Disorders, New York City, NYC, sex, Subway's | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Eight days without the roach

It’s been eight days since my mom’s verbal attack, and I haven’t heard from her since. (That is until today but I deleted her without listening.) I’ve been thinking about the number eight since it struck me as significant. (Behind … Continue reading

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Posted in Abortion, Death | 3 Comments