Oscar_Locke

Australia

these are my letters
to myself.

Message to Readers

I know it's hard to read. Written about my Grandma.

coronach ~ heather

September 25, 2019

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yourbodylaidinmarbleladylazarustheclosedeyesimisstheintakeofbreathforasecondyouarealivebuttheemptiedlipsavoidispiraltheedgesofdeathhumanscanlookintonothingnessandseesomeonestaringbackandididandididthememoriesfragmentedthegardenyoucarvedfromstoneagazelikebrokeglassthewaterbeetlesthescaledgoldfishduckweeandalgaeandgrassfertilizerandtrashcansiseemyselfburiedunderblanketsandtheloveofyouit’sthewarmesti’veeverfeltliketheworldinnuclearwinterlikethelullofthedeadandcandycanesmychristmasi’llcherishthefruitcakeandyourkissesburialcarpets,pinkandfurredthegutsofahomelikelosingwonderlandsmellingofcurry,yellowandthickyetlungsofphlegmthestingofcigaretteandthesulphurstainsyouforgettoresurrectnana,nana,nanapleasedon’trememberiloveyou,youitriedtoholdyourhandbutitwassocoldnanailoveyouforallyoueverdidforgivemeforallineversaid. 
trying to write about grief.  

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  • rainandsonder

    i'm so sorry about your grandma. it was almost hard to read this, not just because of the formatting but because you can tell how deeply ever word is meant.


    about 1 year ago
  • Anha

    september highlights have gone live!
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    about 1 year ago
  • BlueWriter

    I absolutely love this, I bet this took some good time, too. Please keep it up!!


    about 1 year ago