Category Archives: RemembeRED

Loud and Clear

I watch as the water runs in a compilation of rapid rivers from the kitchen faucet. My wrist reveals what I’d already known from the thousand times I had checked it before: not too hot; not too cold. The tiny … Continue reading

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Shell of a Girl

The movie was boring at best. My fourteen year old mind wasn’t too keen on the whole concept of “Death Wish,” regardless of which part it happened to be. I snuggled into the blanket, trying to immerse myself in the … Continue reading

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Fifty Nifty United States

We sit, legs crossed, in the space created by the opening of faux accordion-like walls made to separate classrooms. Today, we will learn our 50 states. Alphabetically and in a way that I won’t ever forget: Through Music. The notes … Continue reading

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The Best of Intentions

I was frustrated. No.. beyond frustrated. He had been screaming for hours. Not for what seemed like hours, but for literal hours. I had rocked him. I had nursed him and burped him. I had walked miles in our living … Continue reading

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Possibilities

It was the four longest days of my life. The room was well lit during the day, with no effort at ambience. It wasn’t meant to be “comfortable.” There was only one purpose to this room; one purpose to everyone … Continue reading

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