Monthly Archives: September 2012

midnight monsoon

Tonight it has washed over me like the wettest, darkest rain cloud. She is going to die. Maybe soon. Maybe I will never see her again, or kiss her face. I might never get to tell her another thing, or … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Lists

1. My grandmother is dying. 2. I am sick. From my sinuses down to my guts, my entire body is rebelling. 3. I clocked myself in the fucking cheek with the door of a towncar and I look like I … Continue reading

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But I’ll figure it out and be okay.

I’m home, back in my own normal apartment, my own normal life. ¬†It’s weird and will take some time to readjust to. I left myself a few days to do so, but then booked them all up before I even … Continue reading

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An island in different sea

Today the aunt is here and everyone’s smoking in the house. With all the doors and windows closed. It smells like sour rotten death, but it also bothers me in a whole new way now. I think I’ll be taking … Continue reading

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How it really is.

I don’t have anything poetic to say about this: I was told today that my grandmother has about 6 months to live. For those who don’t know, my grandparents raised me and are parents to me. I should be losing … Continue reading

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All the news I needed came in one word.

The sad word of the day is “pallative.” As in, non-curative. As in, to seek to alleviate the¬†suffering certain to be caused by the inevitable. As in, you will be gone to Seattle when they have to start installing lifts … Continue reading

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“You know how after a nuclear war, people would start growing extra eyeballs and gills and shit?”

In Alabama the ice melts about 2 minutes after you fix your glass of tea or whathaveyou. Even indoors; the air conditioner runs nonstop but was set to 76 degrees when I got here. I’m not sure it’s really gotten … Continue reading

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