Human Parts
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Human Parts

THIS IS US

What It’s Like Living in a Different Dimension

When my daughter died, I phased out of your reality

Painting, oil on canvas, by Emily Dooley

Part one: The many ways I’m separate

Sometimes I almost forget that I’m not in the same place as you. This took me a few years to master and (let’s face it) I can never truly forget that I’m in a different…

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Jacqueline Dooley

Jacqueline Dooley

Essayist, content writer, bereaved parent. I love birds, mushrooms, trees, my amazing kid, & a very tiny poodle. Featured in Human Parts, GEN, Marker & OneZero.

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