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How the Forgotten Angels Saved My Life

by Emerian Rich I’ll be the first one to admit that in my twenties, I was lost. I had just graduated from college. During the first recession in my adult life, I lost all three design jobs I held. With … Continue reading

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Death’s Garden: Ghost in the Graveyard

by Benjamin Scuglia Do you remember when you realized you were growing up? I do.  I was about twelve years old. My brothers and our friends were playing a game called ghost-in-the-graveyard. Ghost-in-the-graveyard is pretty much hide-and-seek, with a macabre … Continue reading

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Death’s Garden: A Message In the Grass

by Patricia Merewether I practically ran the six blocks from my elementary school to our street. I was ten years old. Two events made it nearly impossible for me to focus on the chalkboard or Sister Grace Esther’s lessons that … Continue reading

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Today my brother would have been 49

The wind ruffles the leaves, making a gentle rustle that seems to echo my breath. It’s a sound so gentle it is no sound, or else it’s the sound of the sea, of the blood, of life in its inexhaustible … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

This week’s photo challenge is to show two things side by side that comment on each other.  I like the juxtaposition of the broken rosebud on the gravestone beside the lovely pink rosebush behind it. Broken buds like this one … Continue reading

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