Monthly Archives: May 2011

Mr. O

–       He called me Mr. O. Says Dad on our way to the Shady Creek Cemetery. I hadn’t been back since Dad used to wear shirts and ties on weekdays and he’d stop to pick some heather from Marty’s grave … Continue reading

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Grouchy

–       I must have done something right. He says. My father has loved several women in his life but there is one name he says aloud randomly, unconsciously, for the rest of us to hear. When he says it, no … Continue reading

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“Terror made me cruel”

It was near midnight. I was alone in the corner of the living room. Dad was fast asleep in bed. Earphones and laptop, I was deep into Masterpiece Theatre’s Wuthering Heights and the only light in the house was Heathcliff … Continue reading

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