“Be Strong”, “It is well”, “It’s life”; these and many other things people say to console you in a time of loss may come from a place of genuine concern and sympathy but are the last things you really want to hear during a time of loss. This year marks almost two decades since I
Sam took another drag of his cigarette. He closed his eyes and let his tongue play with the smoke in his mouth before he exhaled smoke rings in succession. He sighed heavily, his hand falling limb by his side. There was nothing for miles but dry savannah plains. The wind howled and tossed up a
I have been binge-watching a lot of shows on Netflix. I finally reached my quota and hit the breaks when I wrapped up all four seasons of Queer Eye and hit the halfway mark on season three of RuPaul’s Drag Race. I knew I needed to stop and rejoin reality, my reality, a painful reality.
“Everything is always a fight with you!” Kennedy was fed up with John’s endless temper tantrums. “We all have bad days, but not every damn day Is a bad day! Why do you have to take a dump on my parade every single day? Can’t you just be happy for me?” Kennedy hollered. John started
“Did you carry the torches I left on your bed this morning when I was heading to the shower?” Louise barked at Lorraine. “Yes,” Lorraine responded rolling her eyes. “Anything else mother?” she uttered sarcastically. “Take that tone with me now, you will be thanking me later when you need me in the wilderness.” Louise
“Jump! Jump! Jump! Jump! Jump!” the crowd yelled pumping their fists. Yogo was inching as close as he could to the edge of the cliff, he could feel the bile climb into his mouth. The violent breeze flapped his beach shorts; slapping his bare scrawny chest. He spat and began to scream. The crowd joined