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When Will She Come Back?

Mom is still out of touch. Her reality and mine are not the same. She grabs at small pieces of reality and rounds out the story with fantasy. She tells me that Dad had an overdose of cortisone, and it … Continue reading

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For Mom

She is a hot air balloon, her tie downs now gone. Dad, you grounded her more than we ever knew. The moment he was gone, so was the weight. Up, she floated. At first, such freedom and relief. Up, she … Continue reading

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