Giving Up

There are days when I wonder if any of this is real. Did I really come out at 47? And fail? Did I leave my unconditionally loving, loyal, family - the only true family I have - for a woman I thought loved me as much as I loved her? Did I fall in love…

Dark Mother

These past few weeks have been spent in reflection, gratitude, and a terrible sadness. A sadness so great, that today, had me lying in bed until one in the afternoon. The thought of getting up to face another day was just too much. I pulled the covers over my head and fell into the watery…