Posts Tagged child abuse

I Thought I was Alone

A few days ago, I posted a poem about the many people I’ve left behind as I steamrolled through life. The following is about one of them; true story—sad, but true. The thing is, we grow up thinking we’re the only ones going through what we’re going through, when there are others going through the same things. And we never even know it… or do we. Read the rest of this entry »

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Unworthy

In the small town I grew up in, we lost an inordinate number of our friends to teenage suicide. I didn’t understand it then, and even now can only speculate as to the reasons these young souls saw no reason to continue the struggle that life must have been for them. Read the rest of this entry »

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Things I Thought Were Mine

Yesterday, I wrote about the many people I’ve left behind, then, unexpectedly, had conversations with four of them. The following is about one of them; true story—sad, but true. I’ll be seeing him, two of the other four, and hopefully more of my childhood pals in about a week, when I return to the scene of the crime… er, I mean my childhood. Please! Do not alert the authorities! Read the rest of this entry »

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