“The Embalmer”: an exploration of our complicated relationship with death
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“The Embalmer”: an exploration of our complicated relationship with death

Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. The Embalmer by Anne-Renee Caille is an uneasy survey of death, our relationship with it, and the people who work with death on a regular basis. The novel is written in poetic … Continue reading

#10 December: a month by any other name
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#10 December: a month by any other name

December is hard. Birthday, death, Christmas, funeral. A month by any other name would still smell of sorrow.   I’m scared of going home, sleeping where you died. Blue walls, pineapple delight. Scared is not the right word… you were always a better poet than me, but I can’t show you what I write, anymore. … Continue reading