Do you ever just feel like giving up and giving in? How long and hard you've been fighting doesn't seem to matter anymore? You just feel completely broken and defeated? Empty, alone, worthless? Like you have no purpose anymore? Everything you wished for and tried for faltered and crumbled around you? Leaving you to dig … Continue reading Tragedy
I would like to preface this poem by saying that it is not my own. Rather this is the work of an anonymous boy, written 2 years before taking his own life. Growing up is hard, and without parents and figures to guide them, many children and teens run astray. And far too many end … Continue reading To Santa Claus, and Little Sisters
I just want to fly. Let go. Weighed down. No more. No restraints. No holds barred. Open my wings, Take a breath, Take the leap, And fly. Weightless at last. I want the numb. Empty head. Sting. Scratch. Burn. Fly. It's been to long. Yes. Far too long. My friends return. Do go away. Don't … Continue reading My Friend, Let’s Fly.
October 9, 1999, in Yuma, Arizona, was an abnormally warm day with a cloudless sky. However, at approximately three in the afternoon the body of a white female was found lying along a the bank of the Colorado River, lying lifeless in the ninety-degree whether, only hours after she had been fatally shot. The cause of death … Continue reading Ode to Doe : Yuma County Jane Doe
An AZDPS officer was searching for a tire when he stumbled on a body. The body of a white female was discovered lying face in the dirt, under a tree off Interstate 40, 10 miles East of Williams, Coconino County, Arizona, in 1982. Death is believed to have occurred on or around February 1. However, since the … Continue reading Ode to Doe: Valentine Sally
October 31, 1958 the skeleton of a girl was discovered in Coconino County, Arizona. She was found on a remote hillside 10 miles southeast of the Grand Canyon where she was determined to have been deceased since 1957. The girl was estimated to be between young, approximately 11 to 14 years old at the time of her death. Her case file reads Little Miss X.
Southern Belles, ladies of society, dedicated to the family and community, characterized by Southern hospitality, a cultivation of beauty, and a flirtatious yet chaste demeanor. Proper manners and etiquette were a must in the proper society – and any deviation from that was not looked upon well. Strict guidelines in courting had to be … Continue reading Dissolution of a Southern Belle : Blanche DuBois