Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

Alone During the Holidays

Sometimes life deals you cards that suck

A single round red Christmas ornament on a black and white checkered cloth with blurred orbs of lights in the background

I spent Christmas Eve staring at the television, seeing nothing. My mind was a million miles away, imagining my friends celebrating Christmas with their families. Family dinners, smaller than usual thanks to the Covid-19 restrictions, but gatherings still filled with love, happiness, and joy.



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Robin Christine Honigsberg

Sensitive eccentric.Writes mainly short stories & about living w/several mental illnesses. 3xOD survivor. Top Writer in “Reading.” Editor-“AYOT”