Tag Archives: loss

Short Term

I can’t remember why I wrote this. Ask me in a couple of years. Continue reading

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Ripple

NaPoWriMo 19: Retirement is not what you might expect; finally, after thirty years of marriage, you get what you once would have given your soul for: to live alone with your spouse. Continue reading

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He called it swimming

Grief can change a person for a time, physically, even. This piece may be a fragment of a larger work. We’ll see, won’t we? Continue reading

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Days

Texting and those ubiquitous phones are training our brains to be autistic. Look up once in a while! (#1103) Continue reading

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Fine

Some people around me are mired in a stoical sadness that cannot speak. (#1102)

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Doorways

Post-traumatic stress in context (#1101) Continue reading

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Don’t Mumble

Watching wondering about the previous generation. Can we find out what we need to know before we know we need to know it? #1095 Continue reading

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