The explosive sounds from fireworks begin their debut a few days after my birthday. It should be a happy time, but that’s not how I remember this day. The week America celebrates its independence, the police had broken down the dead bolted door to my sister’s condo for a well-being check. They found her body … Read moreThe Loss of a Sister to Suicide
“You Have Been Selected Through a Random Drawing to Serve as a Juror…” Part 2 Part 1 click link here https://susanlurasky.com/how-to-serve-as-a-juror/ Through the eyes of a juror. Part 2 I was seated in the front row of the jury box amongst a mixed bag of chosen jurors ranging in age from 35 to 80; 5 … Read moreThrough a Juror’s Eyes in the Criminal Justice System
While absent from blogging, social media and my writing, I wanted to share one of the reasons I have been absent, I was recently selected to serve as a juror and felt compelled to share my story: “You Have Been Selected Through a Random Drawing to Serve as a Juror…” Part 1 The Justice System … Read moreHow to serve as a juror?
A Mind’s Captivity a micro poem by Susan L Urasky Depression and agoraphobia Depression and agoraphobia. The anxiety that builds during depression may cause one to stay indoors. One may pull the shades and turn off the lights. At time the senses are so heightened and intense that the light increases their anxiousness. To look … Read moreAgoraphobia and the longing to escape
Depression and suicide awareness Depression and suicide awareness. We must take notice, we must pay attention to the signals from those who have depression and are hurting. Their pain is deep and sometimes hidden. Look into their eyes and see those tears that no longer stream for they are dried up. Hold them close and … Read more“lost in the gray”
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Why I’m Writing I almost died. My sister died, she took her own life. I have a second chance. That is what inspired me to write and start a blog, to portray tragedy through cathartic expression. My novel is a fiction story, and fact based. It delves into the difficulties we face in our lives. … Read moreMy First Blog Post