For Memorial Day I'm having a cookout with some good friends. Family friends. Sister warriors and our families. I can't ask for a better time than that ... and ...
standing on my grief old bones in the ancient pit my countless bodies
I haven't thought about killing myself in a long time. I spend time on Facebook talking to other veterans who sound like they are or may be suicidal. I try to get them to choose life. So you can imagine how surprised I was to find myself seriously thinking about getting my gun and eating it.
It's amazing what you can live with, and no one knows unless you tell them.