Once Upon A Time

There was a moment -      brief - when I believed life    had endless possibility.      DISILLISIONMENT. Fourteen years old -      my father died      my adopted brother sent back   A family of four -      suddenly a family of 3         when my father died Seven months later      we are a family of two         when my brother is... Continue Reading →

The Uninvited Guest: Four

I don’t recognize this woman who claims to be my mother. She looks like my mother though older, more frail. Her hair is whiter so too her skin - it is whiter more pale, like crepe-paper; ashen, lacking life. This woman says she’s my mother, remembers things about me that only a mother would know.... Continue Reading →

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