Category Archives: Depression

An Understanding

I guess I might have a chip on my shoulder too, if my father put a gun to his head on my eleventh birthday. Copyright Suzanne Norton 2016

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21 years

It has been 21 years since Andy committed suicide.  That word that makes me uncomfortable.  That word that seems taboo.  That word that I think, “Maybe if I don’t say it, it won’t be real.”  But just in this moment, … Continue reading

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They Wore Leather to the Funeral

The bottle of vodka was half empty when he turned on the ignition and closed the garage door.   His friends drank a toast before heading out into the cold.  

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