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Death Won’t Leave Me Alone

Nature taught me it’s nothing personal.

Author’s friend sits at the edge of Pyramid Lake, Desolation Wilderness, September 2015. Photo by author.

It feels like Death has been taunting me, hovering over my shoulder with scythe in disembodied hand, laughing in my ear with each reminder, “You can never escape me…”

There have been too many friends in the past few years, taken tragically too soon — some whose stories were quietly shared in private messages from across the…

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Colleen Killingsworth

Colleen Killingsworth

Obsessed with examining all facets of the human experience//There is no spoon. Formerly at Fox TV Stations & @Timeline_Now.