Month: October 2018

When my mother passed away

Trigger warning: The following piece contains detailed description of death, alcoholism, suicide and child abuse. This is a true personal story. When I went to identify my mother’s body in the funeral home I opened the sealed envelope that contained her autopsy report. She… Continue Reading “When my mother passed away”

Excerpt: Chapter 9

Chapter 9 from The Devil You Know: The story of Roberto Negro The windows in a small two-bedroom house built in 1937, wept with grime and filth as a young girl lay in a bedroom. From the outside the flicker of a TV in… Continue Reading “Excerpt: Chapter 9”

November 16th, 1991

Warning: The following piece contains graphic details of sexual assault and contains strong language. This is a true personal story.  I sit here in my car at 1 am on a Saturday night in October 2018,  having finished this piece in the parking lot… Continue Reading “November 16th, 1991”