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' "Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet My unfailing love for you will not be shaken, nor My covenant of peace be removed," says the LORD.' ~ Isaiah 54:10

Proud USMC sister!


"Most people never meet their heroes;
I grew up with mine." ♥

“And the one good thing about being down here, is that we’ll save on funeral expenses.” ~ Puddleglum (The Silver Chair)

You don't love someone because they're perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they're not. ~ Jodi Picoult

How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. ~ Winnie the Pooh


Last Time

November 14, 2018

PROMPT: In the House

It permeated everything.
   Cold, unyielding, dark, evil. 
At the hearth, warm flames danced and hissed, but in the corners, it hid, watching patiently. 
   I felt it when I walked in from school. When I woke up in the morning. After practicing piano. 
Dread coated my house like dust. It settled over my clothing, in my hair, collected under my shoes. 
   The scent of imminent death was like a heavy wool blanket. 

My mom was going to die. 

There was no justice. There was no laughter. There was no hope. 

My mom was dying a slow, painful death of cancer. There was nothing I could do to save her. Nothing I could do to help her. Nothing I could say to comfort her. 
   All I could do was watch her, day after day, moaning in her fitful sleep. Growing thinner each day, a shell of who she truly was. 

I wanted my mom. I wanted hope. I wanted a miracle. 

It never came.

The last time I kissed my mom. The last time I watched her exhale. The last time I said 'goodbye'. 
   As she disappeared from my life, the dread did, too. 

Replaced by a hard lump of silence. 
   The silence of grief.

It permeated everything.



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  • korra4life

    Just wrote the review

    about 1 year ago
  • AbigailSauble

    @RNE: You're so sweet! Thank you. :)

    over 1 year ago
  • AbigailSauble

    Haha. :D :D You're welcome. :P

    over 1 year ago
  • Victoria Penning

    ABBY HOW COULD YOU DO THIS TO ME?!?!?!?!?!?! THIS IS SO SAD!!!!!!!! but excellently done. *almost evil chuckle* ;D

    over 1 year ago
  • RNE

    Heart wrenching, you have blown my mind away!

    over 1 year ago
  • AbigailSauble

    :) Empathy. I see through my character's eyes, asking the question: "How would I feel if I was going through that experience?"

    over 1 year ago
  • Zixdude

    Eye-opening, really. How do you do that? Write so much emotion into your pieces?

    over 1 year ago