Lovely Death

Two years ago, I wrote a little piece about how lovely it is to let dead things go. It was late October and the weather at the foot of the Rockies had turned cold, wet, and windy.  I’d been married to and living with a man who had, at first, seemed to be everything good … Continue reading Lovely Death

Trauma and the Hero

I read a lot: books, anthologies, poetry, prose, news, articles on things relevant to my life. Lately I’ve seen a lot of articles regarding the returning military hero fighting the demons that came home with him from his time in combat. These stories are easy to use as examples of overcoming personal trauma and tragedy … Continue reading Trauma and the Hero

Hard Truths

A few weeks ago, I wrote a short story called Denial that was pushed out to platforms beyond this one. On one of the other platforms, someone commented that one has to dig deep to confront someone else with that word… Denial. Now, I haven’t actually logged into that platform more than once or twice … Continue reading Hard Truths

Be at Peace

Don’t be my peace. Be at peace with yourself so you won’t disturb mine. ::author unknown:: I don’t just feel the *yes* I feel coming from a place of wanting others to be at peace. People make decisions thinking about how they will impact their own lives but they rarely think about how they will … Continue reading Be at Peace