Dear Lightning Bug, It has been over two weeks since I first held you in my arms, over four months too soon. Two weeks since we gave you your “real” name, Alexander Gregory. Two weeks since we told you goodbye. I am so sad that you aren’t with us, inside me anymore. Every doctor […]
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I just realized I need to run. Or swing dance. Either will do as long as I do it to the point past exhaustion.
Cancer. It’s a recurring theme in my poetry and what my hypochondriac-in-denial self is sure to die from, if I don’t die of a heart attack or in a car crash first. The thought of it scares the crap out of me, turns my insides to mush, makes my throat tight. And that’s when I […]