Category Archives: Death

Almost forgot…

My eldest brought in a dead female Goldfinch last night, wrapped snugly inside her tank top. At first glance I thought she had been picking herbs from my garden or flowers, but then the dark form’s head wobbled, and I … Continue reading

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Working with the dead

Your cold flesh slides along my fingers easily, ice crystals still clinging to your belly, milky eyes gazing up towards the bare lightbulbs above me, clawed feet curled against your tail. Many of your kin line the crinkly trash bag, … Continue reading

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A bag of bodies…

I found out this morning that my mom had a friend deliver a bag of frozen crow carcasses to her house for me to use for various stuff. She is friends with a farmer who hunts them, and he gave … Continue reading

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A deal with the Devil

In my past, there was a time where I became so abused with Christianity that I went in the other direction. The motto “The enemy of my enemy is my friend” resonated with me then, and still does now. I … Continue reading

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Anniversary of loss

This post was in the works last night, but my web browser kept crashing, so many times in fact, that I took it as a sign I should wait to post this. Yesterday was the 18th anniversary of my Granny … Continue reading

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