Monthly Archives: April 2017


Suicide From the Other Side

My flip phone says 3 missed calls 2 from home 1 from him I assume her phone died so she used his to call me and I quickly relive the night before up in the wee morning hours listening to her tears telling her it'll be okay get to yoga center yourself you only want to be with someone who [...]

By |2017-04-18T09:35:05-07:00April 18th, 2017|Loss Survivor, Stories, Understanding Suicide|12 Comments

The Suicide Layer Cake

Layer One - Lies The blackness arose from the lies. The layers of blackness slowly turned to grays and browns. Each color representing some new form of deflection, self-preservation, or justification to make sure I never had to face the pain directly. Those layers let in peaks of light and, at very rare times, happiness. [...]

By |2017-04-07T16:28:47-07:00April 11th, 2017|Attempt Survivors, Lived Experience, Stories|1 Comment