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Bob lurches out of sleep not immediately able to determine why. It seems to him he hears an absence of sound – what’s left when a sound has finished its clatter or clank but he wasn’t awake to register it as heard. 508 more words

Writing

Destroyed, Crushed, Obliterated, Ruined. 

She felt completely and utterly destroyed.

Crushed.

Obliterated.

Ruined.

She felt like a walking burden and no one could change that thought in her head. How could they? 112 more words

On receiving bad news

Death is that great existential puzzle which gnaws at us most the longer we live. We know it comes-it has, after all, “taken” some, if not many people we have known by the time we are middle-aged- but we can´t help but deny it, no matter how hard we say otherwise. 309 more words

Essays

Mysterious' disease kills 18 in Nigeria

A “mysterious” disease that kills patients within 24 hours has claimed at least 18 lives in a south-eastern Nigerian town, the government said.

“Twenty-three people were affected and 18 deaths were recorded,” the Ondo state health commissioner, Dayo Adeyanju, said on Saturday. 250 more words

Please Keep Fighting

I saw you post something online tonight, and I wish I could change it.

I saw that you had reached a point in your life where your suffering had become so great that you were questioning whether life was worth living the way it was. 460 more words

Faith

Breathing's just a little thing, right?

So this week has been something kind of hard. I’ve she’d tears, laughed, screamed, yelled, apologized, coughed, sneezed, colored, watched tv, cuddled and banned kids from my lap. 188 more words

Sullivan