Jess Krista Merighi

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Jess Krista Merighi

Losing A Mother Who Was Never Really There

I saw all the Hallmark commercials for Mother’s Day, actors with their perfectly manicured nails and pale pink carnations, and I wondered what that felt like, like I was on the outside of an emotion, looking in on something that I couldn’t relate to.

A Thank You Letter To Mothers

I have never held hands that were equally my own and not, at the exact same time. It is this lack of understanding that makes me want to say thank you.

This Is The Song I Remember You By

This is a love letter to the words that calloused our broken hands when we thought we were already crawling, and mended our broken hearts when we thought they couldn’t break anymore.