Author Archives: sarah cosgrove

About sarah cosgrove

actor.writer.director.teacher

My Self

My bodyMy brainMy uterusMy vaginaMy choiceMy wordsMy wayMy art Advertisements

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Christmas Day 1966

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Circus Lounge

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When leaving turns into loving 

My Dad moved out of our home when I was 12. I remember the day he left like it was yesterday: the red cap on his head, a recent Christmas gift from my sister Maria; the sound of the heavy … Continue reading

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A Day Like Any Other

I say the Serenity Prayer every day. It is mostly a result of having to say it aloud every morning, prior to Father Bernard’s chemistry class at Saint Bede Academy in 1974. And, that is a long time ago! This … Continue reading

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drunken stupor

man falls face  forward into traffic twenty floors below my face pressed against the cold  glass my friends asks if I want another drink

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Blessing From the Bagman at Harris Teeter

I am standing at the checkout line at my local Harris Teeter and I sneeze into my arm so that I don’t spread germs all over the woman ringing up my groceries. I hear “Bless you.” from behind me and … Continue reading

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