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All pain is the same

“Now I know. All pain is the same. Only the details are different.” ‘The Yellow Birds’ by Kevin Powers. During the week, Amaroo School held a fundraiser for a family who are in need of spending time together. They had … Continue reading

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See Ya

We’ve packed our bags for a trip overseas. As I packed, I knew that within a few days I would have to say goodbye to Clea, yet again, because she can no longer travel with us; only in our hearts. … Continue reading

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The Biscuit

The little boy lies on a rattan mat next to his mother as his brother walks around and around them in continuous circles. His eyes follow his brother’s circuit. He doesn’t focus on the other people surrounding them. He’s still … Continue reading

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Waiting for insanity or death

When I was about 10, my father took us to a small country hospital to visit our paternal great-grandmother. She was a tiny shrivelled up old woman. She called my father ‘Ray’; his father’s name. My father told us that … Continue reading

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