Kimera

Antarctica

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Kimera (Antarctica) published:

He'll Say "Hallelujah"

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/ I took the supermarket flowers from the windowsill
I threw the day-old tea from the cup
Packed up the photo album Matthew had made
Memories of a life that's been loved /


Dear Great-Grandma,

I never expected myself to be so sad about your passing.

You were always just someone whose bed I sat next to watching TV every Sunday -- you were always lying on the bed, sleeping with your mouth open, or watching TV you couldn't hear...
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Kimera (Antarctica) published:

Alone

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Dear

I've seen you go from someone fine with being alone to someone who found it shameful and embarrassing.
 
Everywhere you went, you desperately looked for friends, or maybe not friends, just anyone -- anyone you could go with. When you eventually realised there were none, it crushed you.

To you, if someone was alone, they were awkward, boring and unlikeable. To you, even sitting down in the canteen by yourself was a big no-no. To you, the presence...

over 2 years ago

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Kimera (Antarctica) published:

Control-A, Delete

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'Hardwired for words’, she says. Yet so, so often she stares at her screen; her fingers gingerly type out a line or two and then bam, Control-A, Delete.
Like they had been never been handpicked so carefully and lovingly by her; like they were never worth anything at all! -- like they didn't deserve a place on her document. Laughing inside: Why do you even try? Tearing inside: Maybe I was never meant for this.
 
She stares at the blank...

over 2 years ago

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Kimera (Antarctica) published:

He'll Say "Hallelujah"

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/ I took the supermarket flowers from the windowsill
I threw the day-old tea from the cup
Packed up the photo album Matthew had made
Memories of a life that's been loved /


Dear Great-Grandma,

I never expected myself to be so sad about your passing.

You were always just someone whose bed I sat next to watching TV every Sunday -- you were always lying on the bed, sleeping with your mouth open, or watching TV you couldn't hear...
Seeking Peer Reviews

over 2 years ago

Kimera (Antarctica) liked Grandma's Cookies. by Riley Noel (United States)

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