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Fight

I see my daughter has liked a poem posted on facebook that is rather desperate. I go to check on her and she is asleep. I sit next to her, kiss her forehead, and smooth her hair and tell her I … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

He gave me a locket my first mother’s day, which came just two weeks after our first child, our daughter was born. Although it is not easy to write about living in an abusive relationship, it is far easier to … Continue reading

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Milestones

  I don’t imagine it is too uncommon to be painfully aware of someone’s absense when life events happen.  I know since my children were born, I have a bittersweet melancholy every so often thinking about how my dad would have … Continue reading

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