Tag: dying

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Terrible Poem: “Oh, I’m a Gonna Go!”🎶

Oh, I’m a Gonna Go! I’m a gonna go out where the wind durst blow Sand in my knickers and mud in my toes Where cow pies rightly disappear and the crickets eat them dangburned rusted bandoliers! Where the guns don’t get to shootin’, Where there’s no high brow falutin’ And everyone dances ’till half past three… If you need me, why that there … Read More Terrible Poem: “Oh, I’m a Gonna Go!”🎶

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Author: Death Be Not Proud (Card Aisle Anger)🌹

After work today, I found myself in the card aisle at our local grocery store, finding the sympathy section, or what was now called “Care and Concern”, or something to that effect. A childhood friend had texted me earlier today, telling me her chronically ill mother had passed away. Her mother, I knew, had a condition that affected her memories and mind. My friend … Read More Author: Death Be Not Proud (Card Aisle Anger)🌹

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Demons, Death & Double Standards: “What a Slut…”

I ask your pardon for including the word “slut” in the title. I dislike the connotations and one sided power the word carries. I imagine the word as a broken woman, dragging her dirtied feet through this patriarchal world, a shamed prostitute surrounded by self-righteous rock throwers. A man I knew died recently and, as I learned, wasn’t married to whom I (and everyone … Read More Demons, Death & Double Standards: “What a Slut…”