Peripheral Love — the heart’s act of preservation

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My daughter wrote this song about me. If you’ve been following me at all, you’ll know that she is chronically ill — in fact very ill — and that she is seeking medically assisted suicide. The song is about how she has to claw and scratch for my presence when I’m with her. How it is so hard to feel connected in meaningful ways. She wrote that I see her out of the corner of my eye, how she is playing for my…

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