Category Archives: Sad story


I can feel it on my skin, the feather’s touch, the cold fingers searching for the secret spot where I hide my regrets. It smells of yesterday’s lullabies and wishes that never came true. The people around me are so … Continue reading

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My Last Sixteen Hours, 2:00PM – 8:00PM

Part 1: My Last Sixteen Hours, 8:00AM – 2:00PM 2:00 PM Sissy left me quicker than sand through a sieve. Don’t recall Ole Gus coming for her. Guess maybe I fell asleep. I do that. Sleep is my best friend. Ain’t … Continue reading

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My Last Sixteen Hours, 8:00AM – 2:00PM

8:00 AM It’s never all the way dark in here. Like they’s worried bout what we’ll do without the light. Like it could be any worse than what we done out there. Think every one of us murdered somebody. I … Continue reading

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Three Squeezes

Three squeezes. I give her finger three squeezes, my tiny, hand not big enough to reach across her palm. It’s an unspoken caress in a household full of distance and cold words. Her digits are firm, strong, and confident, just … Continue reading

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