Category Archives: Generation 5

Jamie Rain: Act 2 Scene 3

Dear Jamie,  Life hasn’t been fair to this family. You, your father, your grandfather, and I know how life can throw the worst of curveballs. My life here is short, and when you read this I’m betting I’m already dead. … Continue reading

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Jamie Rain: Act 2 Scene 2

In just over a year Carter adopted Kyle. Both our names were put on his birth certificate shortly after all the legal documents were taken care of. Carter was Dad, and I was Papa. I didn’t want to be Dad. … Continue reading

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Jamie Rain: Act 2 Scene 1

“May I help you?” I asked the couple. The baby in the woman’s arms whimpered and cooed. “Are you Jamie Rain?” The woman asked. “That’s me,” I answered. The woman switched arms with the baby. He—or she for that matter—was … Continue reading

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Jamie Rain: Act 1 Scene 5

I started to smoke here at Seaside Retreat. After a screaming match with my therapist, I left and bummed one off of this patient named Cran. I’ve been here for a little over two months now. Sixty-three days to be … Continue reading

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Jamie Rain: Act 1 Scene 4

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Jamie Rain: Act 1 Scene 3

Life. What is life? What does it all matter? Two months passed since graduating high school. I passed, and to my folks that meant I could do anything – or so they keep saying. Still, here I was months later … Continue reading

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Jamie Rain: Act 1 Scene 2

“Jamie, time to get up!” I heard my dad yell from the door. “Come on Senior.” I rolled over, and tried to go back to sleep. “Jamie, come on. School starts in an hour and I have to get you … Continue reading

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