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Life and death…

The beauty of death is silence Every version of her, now deceased eulogizes the remnant that remains The beauty of death is silence The slow fading of a heartbeat, slower, softer, weaker, gone. The beauty of death is silence. For when we have died, crucifying the past and resurrecting the truth of who we are […]

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Beautiful Pains

It’s been a little over seven months since I married the love of my life. So far I have vomited profusely, cried sporadically, gained thirty pounds and countless stretchmarks. Yayy. In case you haven’t guessed it – I’m pregnant. Let me just start by saying how this time has elapsed nothing like I thought it […]

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The other daughter…

I’m the other daughter. I’m the one that didn’t happen to be born in the cocoon of a happy marriage as my other siblings and I underwent a much more complex developmental process. I’m the “awkward situation” we dare not discuss, subject to statements like “Oh I didn’t know he had a daughter this old”. […]

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99 cent love

His love was cheap Like a bright red sign that alluded to a great purchase only to leave you with a knockoff version of what you truly wanted He spoke of a love that he couldn’t show It was tender, caring and deceptive It was a love that lent it’s kindness to a soul in […]

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