My World Burned to Ashes When My Mother Moved On

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash

That’s no joke.

I was in college getting my Masters degree in Theatre Arts when it happened. We had a ton of notice. My mother had been sick for years, leaning over garbage cans to catch her breath when she walked outside, toting around her oxygen when visiting places.

COPD is a rough way to go. My most vivid memories of my mother in the hospital were…

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Ilana Lydia

Ilana Lydia

A theater person/writer/reader of curiosities. A believer in wonder.