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Torn in two missing you. ~ cj 2016.01.05 Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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Being Present

Although it seems there’s much to attend to, while being present for the one who is leaving, there’s not a thing to attend to that matters as much as being present to the one who is leaving. ~ cj 2014.03.26 … Continue reading

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Leaving The Vets’ Alone

He bent down with a few scraps of toweling to wipe up an accidental puddle, bringing him eye level with one of my tail-wagging doggies. He patted her and smiled just a little, then murmured something to her that I … Continue reading

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My Fearful Symmetry

I used to buy so many books, ignoring the “why-aren’t-you-normal” questions from my now ex-husband about what I was going to do with yet another potentially unread treasure crowding our shelves. How could someone who’s lived such a different life … Continue reading

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Haley Bailey

you were so close in my dream! i just got to pet you, you can’t imagine the thrill or the comfort and although i could never quite look in your gold eyes i picked you up and held you close … Continue reading

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it’s raining and it’s my heart’s desire as it has always been to protect you even now when it’s far too late so i rush out to your grave to cover it in plastic i put rocks on it to … Continue reading

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Half A Life Later

today, half a life later comes the first time i take out the pain. strong enough to seek, willing to consider a long buried truth; the impact of the profound loss of you. half a life later i recognize your … Continue reading

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How Is It Fair?

On 19 August, a Sharia court of appeal in Funtua, Katsina State, Nigeria, took the decision to uphold the sentence of death by stoning imposed on Amina Lawal. how is it fair that i should pay with my life for … Continue reading

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