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An empty pill bottle beside lifeless fingers…

A discharged gun next to a cold corpse…

Still waters swallowing the final breath…

People think of suicide as that final act,

And so it is.

But most of us commit the “petite mort”

Little acts of death, daily.



Dixie Ann Black is an Author, Health & Wellness Consultant and Public Speaker. She currently cares for her mother who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.

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