Category Archives: Make you Cry

Grandaddy’s Story

Whether the deep, greying grooves of his face marked his years of crying or his years of laughing, my respect for him reached much higher than the mournful atmosphere of the room. As I watched him slowly bring his cup … Continue reading

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The Mountains are Calling

They call to me. These words dripping out of my mom’s mouth with the perfect mixture of longing and satire, just enough to make you wonder if she’s serious, have fallen on my ears since long before my long, sea … Continue reading

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The Progression of Christmas

    When I was a young child, Christmas was magic. It was twinkling lights, waiting for sleep that wouldn’t come, listening for the footsteps of Santa. Christmas was Rudolph, Frosty, the Grinch. It was a look of longing, brought … Continue reading

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Oh good. It’s 3 a.m. I think that he may have slept for 2 straight hours this time. Maybe if I lie here as still as my husband in his deep, undisturbed sleep I will not have to get up. … Continue reading

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