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Though my understanding of biology is basic, I know definitively that at one time you had a mother and a father, which makes you someone's son or daughter and that fact alone should give you the perspective to be able to figure out that the person who passed away in the last twenty four hours... the person you've chosen TODAY to air you grievances about... the person whose faults and foibles you MUST bring to light AND IMMEDIATELY... ALSO has or had a mother and a father and quite possibly a wife and maybe even sons and daughters all of whom are, as you sit at your computer hoping to receive tips and recommendations, likely staring at a wall, their subconscious minds awash with all the days forward that will be without their son or daughter or father or brother or husband.

And as they rise slowly, telling themselves to just keep breathing, the unbelievable, unfathomable, awful details of things like funerals and open caskets and life insurance policies and WHAT THE FUCK JUST HAPPENED rushing past their regrets of things unsaid and opportunities missed and neverevermores... let me say to you what they would, if their hearts had not just been ripped from their chests:

"Couldn't you have waited. Just a little?"

And then let me add my own two words of observation...

                             ...truly classless.

Originally posted to SYFPH on Sat Jun 14, 2008 at 06:11 PM PDT.

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