I still remember the day
When mom called to say,
"He is gone."
I felt the energy come up.
It was a mixture of different ones.
Grief, anger, sadness.
I punched the refrigerator door
Leaving a knuckle mark.
I put the rest of my emotions on my shoulders.
I wasn't able to say goodbye.
Your father didn't let us know
Before you were taken off life support.
He had made his decision.
He is a coward in my opinion.
Unresolved trauma playing itself out.
I never would have guessed
That'd you'd die by a freak accident.
Come speak to me in my dreams.
I wonder what would have become of us.
Would we be close brothers?
Would you call me when times got tough?
I miss you, bro.
We never did get to spend a lot of time together
When we were growing up.
Thanks for the time we did share.
I hope you know I care.
One day, I'll let this grief of mine go.
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My Completed Freewriting prompts:
|Ongoing Stories||Numbered in Order of Story's Progression|
|Detective Story||#1 Trolley #2 Flea #3 Awakening|
|Suspense/Horror||#1 Late #2 Banana #3 Paper #4 Tree #5 5 #6 Home Alone #7 Doctor’s Office|
|The Stall||#1 Medium #2 The Stall #3 The Stall #4 Mice #5 Detective #6 Homeless #7 Eyebrows #8 40 Percent Off #9 One Year #10 The Stall|
|Church||#1 Church #2 Ornate #3 Chips #4 State|
|Butterfly||1. Old Maid 2. Pitiful 3. Headache 4. coffee 5. Three Grapes 6. Helicopter 7.Helpless 8. Overslept 9. Smooth as Silk|
|#52 Caterpillar||#85 Wildflower||Hardboiled Minds|
|The Crooked Umbrella||The Picture||The Chair That I’m Strapped To||A Common Ending|
|Withdrawal||Richard’s Surprise||The Trap||Canyon Making You Crazy?|
|The Hawk||Emerge from the Depths||Marjorie's Alcohol Problem||The Run Around|
|Gene's the Quiet Type|
|We-writes (collaborations with community members)|
|Monster||Eagle Scout 1st Entry: 2nd Entry: 3rd Entry||Smooth as Silk|