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Loss of Balance

Finding a balance between her professional life, something that was necessary to pay the bills and take care of her sons, and her time spent with her sons was very difficult. On the one side, she wanted to bury herself … Continue reading

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Wish You Could See

image: courtesy of Janssenfrank and taken from Wiki Commons Mary sighed as she knelt down in front of the gravestone. Her hands did not tremble as they cleared away the grass and weeds that tried to cover the slab of … Continue reading

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Ringing Silence

The room was quiet and Mary sat staring out the window. The lights were out and her sons were asleep though she could hear the sounds of Terrence tossing and turning even from down the hall. A small smile graced … Continue reading

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Life’s Dark Book

Her pale face was the lantern By which they read in life’s dark book. -RS Thomas, On The Farm Mary’s face was pale, well, more pale. Her sons stood next to her in their own black clothing, their faces just … Continue reading

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