Monthly Archives: February 2016

Death’s Garden: Meditation amidst the Tombs

by Alma Sinan “Hey, Morticia! Late for the funeral?” As I approach the cemetery, a group of teenage boys walks toward me. “Goth-Freak!” I’ve heard comments like these hundreds of times. My refusal to adopt the fashions of the 21st century … Continue reading

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Death’s Garden: Pushing Up Mare’s Tails

by Amy Shea “They must have to water this place like five times a day,” I muttered as the ground squished beneath my feet. With each step, it felt like I sank further down into the lush, green two-inch-tall grass … Continue reading

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Death’s Garden: A Voice in the Cemetery

by Frank E. Bittinger On our way home from spending a long weekend at Virginia Beach, my best friend Michele brought up the idea to stop at the cemetery to visit her mother and father’s grave. Many members of her family … Continue reading

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Death’s Garden: In the Dark

by Loren Rhoads The sky burned with gold as we rounded the block again.  The Thomas Guide wasn’t helping at all.  None of the buildings seemed to be numbered.  I was ready to give up.  I considered suggesting we ditch the graveyard … Continue reading

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