I Know A Tragic Tale Or Two

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    My mum died when I was 14.

    She was diagnosed with MS the year earlier and had a rapid decline until she was bed ridden. She died of an aneurism. Her death completely shocked me, I never saw it coming. In recent years I learned in a conversation with my brother that he knew it would happen. He is a...
    iamnottheonlyone iamnottheonlyone
    41-45, F
    Aug 19, 2015

    Brothers Grim

    When their Dad died a couple of years ago, followed closely by their mother’s suicide, my friend D and his brother inherited, between them, a home unit worth about $200 thousand. A nice investment nest-egg, perhaps. D’s brother had a long, sad history of...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Oct 23, 2010

    Sad Little Girl

    I have a beautiful friend, V, who was raped nearly ten years ago, and who is still suffering the trauma of it, and of her treatment by the legal system. She was brutalised during the horrible crime, then endured character assassination by the rapist’s legal counsel during...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Jan 14, 2012

    Just a few minutes ago,

    I came to know that a baby died before it's birth which is a tragic. I can't get over it. It's terrible. The mother now is very sick. You can kinda say she gave birth to a dead baby. Well, the baby wasn't actually born,it died before it's birth.She didn't realize the baby was...
    MysterySci MysterySci
    16-17, F
    Jan 14, 2016

    He Got What He Wanted

    D is finally gone from my home, but he left in a body-bag, and I was whisked away in a police car. I was grilled by detectives for three hours about the circumstances surrounding his death, because he was an obvious IV drug-user, and I let slip that I had administered his last...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Dec 30, 2010

    A love so bold n true It came

    as fast as she danced N left her remains n left him cold He was mad n angry n cursed God to his face Until he saw the most extraordinary It was her spirit n she danced n filled his heart with laughter N then he stopped n said "what do yu do up there" N she laughed n said " I...
    qtsara qtsara
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 9, 2015
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