Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

Some Things Just Really Suck

Down for the count, if you’re keeping count.

Some things just suck.

We’re stuck in a life we have little control over, and sometimes it gets too overwhelming for us to see a way out of.

Being born to die really sucks.

Sounds obvious, I know, but when we get to the point we realize we’re staring down the…



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Ira Robinson

Published author of over a dozen books and dozens of short stories, Digital painter, and streamer, and blind. Contact me at