Tag Archives: suicide

WISDOM OF A CHILD

Isn’t this a pretty picture of a water cistern?  Cool, clear, soothing  – inviting one into a dreamland of small fishes and granted wishes, dancing fairies and luscious berries.        Come, troubled soul, what ease awaits.     … Continue reading

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SUICIDE HOTLINE

  You sometimes can’t cope? You fear having no support? Call for help – NAMI **************** Recognizing that September is National Suicide Prevention Month, Ronovan has asked that our haiku relate to that subject.  Thank you, Ronovan.    The National Suicide … Continue reading

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WHY?

I’ve been rummaging and remembering family treasures and times together.  I don’t remember “moody” peers.  Suicides were almost a never happen event.  For the first thirty years, I only knew one person who committed suicide.  No illegal drugs/but there was … Continue reading

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IT’S TOUGH TO BE A BOY

  Pimple-faced, lanky,  awkward, nearly mute around a girl, this fourteen year old male adores the fourteen year old girl next door.  She is taller than he is; she has more friends, she is built…  Well, she is built well.  … Continue reading

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TOUGH QUESTIONS

Questions: Why do I oppose abortion but support capital punishment?  What about euthanasia, suicide, and “end of life” decisions? Blogger comment:    “…that several situations are related: abortion, capital punishment, suicide, euthanasia and other end of life decisions. Logically, if we … Continue reading

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