Tagged: afterlife

bereavement poem 0

Sinking Above Ground

Poem   Standing at your grave surrounded by greying grass and spindly trees that reach for youth like the gnarled hands of a wise one, and wilting stones of those passed long before you...

fiction about ghosts 0

A Girl And A Ghost

Short Story   “Are you a ghost?” she asked. I laughed. “Not exactly,” I said. “Do I look like a ghost?” “A little,” she said. “You’re shiny blue. Ghosts always look shiny blue.” I cocked...

fiction about immortality 0

An Immortal’s Suicide

Short Story   He watched, agitated, as they died around him. Family after family, loved one after loved one, it didn’t matter. They would grow old, get sick. Always the same. Always by himself at...

short stories about death 0

Visiting Privileges

Short Story   “Oh, great,” she said. “Now I’m hallucinating.” I smiled. “What do you mean?” I asked. She scoffed. “No, no. I’m not falling for that shit. If I’m dying then I’m dying...

American Culture Poems 0

Lukewarm

American Culture Poems   Sometimes it seems Bringing an umbrella Brings out the sunbeams That Band-Aids and health insurance Brings health and longevity That thinking of the worst Brings happiness and reassurance That fire...