Questions I Asked my Mom (Mother’s Day 2020)

Last December, my mom passed away after a year-long battle with brain cancer. She had been mentally deteriorating prior, first in May with a sudden "mini-stroke" and then a coma in December two weeks before her passing. It was absolutely painful to see the gradual decline of her health throughout much of 2019, which made …

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Mother’s Day 2020

Hello, all. Today is Mother's Day in the United States, and this year, I am kind of at a loss of what I should do, let alone feel, in celebrating this holiday reserved for maternal figures, whether biological or not. There's a lot of conflicting emotions associated with it all, which hadn't been the case …

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Lost and Found– Part 17 (prose)

Suddenly, the servant girl stopped as they were walking, squeezed her hand tightly and before Lydia knew what was happening, pulled them off the marked path and behind one of the trees nearby. “Wha—,” she started, caught off-guard. Jasmine pressed her against the tree trunk, looking straight into her eyes with an urgent expression. An …

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