Death stories

Ode to the Australian Huntsman spider

"Huntsman spiders, members of the family Sparassidae, are known by this name because of their speed and mode of hunting. They are total assholes."...

Luke Simmons
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Homecoming

I arrive back in Ohio on a bleak, chilly February afternoon. My brother greets me with a hug and a joint, and we chat about my flight and gossip during the 45 minute ride to my parent’s house....

Betty H
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Walking Antietam Battlefield, Maryland USA

In America we walked the Civil War battlefield at Antietam on a clear and windy afternoon, autumnal, bucolic and subtly deceptive....

Lee Kear
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Sleeping Angels - a story and poem of lost angels

Sleeping Angels

It started with science Then they burst into life Expecting one, instead two miracles...

Bill Jarrard
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From our beloved Nala

From our beloved Nala It was nearly twenty years ago when I was first brought home, I had been living on the streets, but someone had pity on me....

Alec Webb
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