Human Parts
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Human Parts

This Is Us

Our Loved One’s Final Gift Is a Soft Parting

They often slip away as soon as they have a moment alone

Photo: Christopher Beloch/Unsplash

I’ve heard so many times from tired, sad, bewildered folk mourning the loss of a loved one: “I just stepped out for a coffee.” “I slipped home for a shower… for fresh clothes… for a few hours sleep.”




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Elle Fredine

Elle Fredine

West-Coaster, born and bred; Weekly Tales in fiction, dark/horror/fantasy, poetry, humor, feminism, writing, relationships, and love

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