Laptop Library is a collection of personal essays, short stories, poetry, and other works – a portfolio of sorts – a collection of writing that you will not find in my usual blog content.
In All the Ways We Feel Loss
A cosmic quake seems to happen inside your body when you lose a parent. For me, it was more than the loss in the moment, but the loss in every future moment I had constructed for myself, in my imagination. A place where my Dad would be at my graduation from college; when I bought my first house; sharing new Eminem music and the excitement of Christopher Meloni returning to his beloved role as Elliot Stabler on Law and Order: SVU (a reunion we never thought would happen); when life’s devastation hits, and joyous moments arise. For all the large-and-small and in-between moments, and things, and conversations, and laughs, and heartache, and joys, and for everything that now only exists in one place, within my memory and never in the future….