Monthly Archives: April 2014

Responsibility. The dying character.

  ‘Tis the season of paperwork; tallying, collecting, discarding and shredding. I work very hard at being organized and perhaps one day I will actually achieve that goal. As I gathered all the necessary documents required for income tax, I … Continue reading

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The Cemetary – A place of peace.

  The weekend my sister’s daughter died, We were not thinking about The angry caretaker. We were not thinking about The provincial government’s promise.   Her babe deteriorated As her degenerative disease dictated. Exhaustion Became the most difficult hurdle. She … Continue reading

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The gravestone.

We had to rebury our Mom. No one should have to do this.   We did.   Spring warmed the frozen ground. Five months had passed Since Mom passed away. With the frost gone, The headstone could be placed At … Continue reading

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The Village.

  It was the twenty third of December, When Mom’s body, Succumbed to the effects of chemotherapy. Now I had to tell the children. Mom’s little superhero, My four year old son, Present at most of the appointments, Sporting his … Continue reading

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Honesty, in life and death.

  “Mom?” “Hi, honey.” “Mom, I have to tell you something.” “Ok.” She held my hand and smiled at me. “Mom, is it hard for you to concentrate?” “I don’t know.” She frowned. “It’s because your brain isn’t getting enough … Continue reading

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