Needles Don’t Fall Far

Celebrex Lunesta Abilify Zoloft Prozac Acid… Mother’s on drugs again. Weed Crack Alcohol Oxy Vicadin Meth… Mother’s on drugs again. Cigarettes almost burn down our apartment landing in her lap, excess fat singed to the chair forever. Smell hair burned into my mind forever! I ran once, fuck this place. I’m not going back, I […]

Discos and Ragoons

No, that is not a type-o. No, I am not Chinese. Chinese American food is not Chinese. Fortune cookies are not Chinese. Children of Chinese immigrants are not Chinese, they are Chinese-American but I am not Chinese so this is not a matter that concerns me at all. What concerns me is simply and feverishly […]

My Mother

September 23, 2008 Perspectives in Death & Dying Presentation Word Count 725 My mother is dying, and we are already trying to make up for lost time. During visits we talk about how she’s feeling, mentally and physically. My mom was in a terrible car crash while under the influence of drugs. When the car […]