Browsing the "Loss" Category

Just a House

August 22nd, 2023 | by Risa Polansky Shiman

When we found out we were losing our baby, I was six months pregnant, and my husband and I were days away from closing on our first house


The Way Loretta Says Mommy

October 24th, 2022 | by S. Lynn Alderman

There’s no room for falling apart in the mountains, in the mines. In the company houses wondering if the doctor will make it in time. Collecting water from a spring on another holler because what runs to the house is poisoned by the same company that issues the pay that sustains you.


Lawton, Oklahoma

August 2nd, 2022 | by Melissa Wabnitz Pumayugra

Mere hours after she died in the room alone, stale potato chips left on the adjacent table, my son emerged.



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