Tag Archives: Suicide

Gordo on the 4th of July

Gordo on the 4th of July

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An idea I’ve been mulling all night catches and burns through my stomach.more

HARVEST

HARVEST

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But Myers always wanted to quit the mine that he worked full time for, to fold his workpants up, shove them into the woodstove, beat across Field’s Church Road down to the riverbank, and slowly drown himself, strangling on the water, washing the ash and dust out of his eardrums, and die in a pure way, natural, so he wouldn’t end up dirty like his father, hanging from the main beam, filthy as a day’s work. more

A Convenient Funeral

A Convenient Funeral

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If you wanna be cool…more

The Bass

The Bass

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I know I can get better if I want to. Everybody can get better if they want to.   At the Duck Thru the black ladies are talking ‘bout the Bradley man that used to be sheriff in Halifax County. He killed himself yesterday. Melissa’s rescue squad was called out to it. They say hemore

Danny in Lane Two

Danny in Lane Two

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“Danny’s problem is, he may be back in the town he came from but he doesn’t belong here anymoremore

Pastoral

Pastoral

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“His mother wept over her pork chops, made especially for him, and his father stormed out of the house, got in his truck, and drove down to the river where he sat for several hoursmore

Mihara

Mihara

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“Friday night is suicide night and we’ve been coming the last five weeks. My buddy and I took the mountain rail and now wait on two people to fall into the pit. We’ve brought lawn chairsmore