After Jennifer Michael Hecht When you were twelve, your shadow out cast mine, you’d eat two bowls of long spiral spaghetti straws twirling in a meaty sauce I scratched, red, lip-smacking, mmm. Wednesday nights, the donut shop man is a dervish charmer filling our sack for three dollars for no rhyme or reason. Once, in […]
As bright summer days wane into the amber of the autumn equinox, I find my psyche returning to the fragile landscape of shock and grief when the nucleus of my family was ruptured. 22-years later, our avowed devotion is the flame which ignites an unwavering pursuit of truth and justice to hold sovereign nations accountable for their role in supporting and carrying out acts of terrorism on American citizens, on our nation’s soil.
What is the force that drives the code I cannot crack, why can’t I step out of my shell what holds me back? I’ve read “how-to” books got keys to success from T.V., but still I haven’t figured out, how this all applies to me. Sure I make out my lists what goes and what […]
Dear Davin, From the time your dad slid a diamond on my finger, I dreamed of the home we’d own, the children that would play hide-and-seek in closets, and the adventures we’d take together to experience the wonders of the world before your dad’s world went dark. We’d mix large batches of sticky rice […]
Lessons in Recovery and Resilience Virtual Speaker Series 2023 Tuesday’s Children is hosting a virtual event as part of their 2023 Lessons in Recovery and Resilience Speaker Series on the topic of Suicide Awareness, Intervention, and Post-vention. This event will provide an opportunity for attendees to hear from panelists about early prevention and intervention, grief-informed […]
after Kerrin McCadden my husband’s portrait is in a collage behind glass on a museum wall of prayers his name is announced by the son who never spoke it his smile is cast into homes of people we don’t knowhis name echoes across a plaza where there used to be buildingshe’s a good dad who […]