So March was a dead end and I’m not that sorry for it, other than the fact that it’s been six months since we walked to some touchstone space at midnight and you watched me self-destruct, when I took a knee to your anger.
I’m still learning all my lessons, repeating the alphabet of leaving you: Abuse comes from the people we love the most. Blame is objective. Caring about you exhausts me. Don’t go back, I swear to God, I swear to God. Every Tuesday, you haunt me with your burnt flame hair and your body like a weapon, but here’s the truth —
Forgiveness will not keep me safe from you.
God damn, how I loved you. How I let you rip me apart.
The Nova House (Youngstown, Ohio) was the place where Benjamin Albright shot and killed his son by accident then killed himself and his wife after being struck with anguish and guilt in 1958. The home has been vacant ever since and still has personal belongings inside.
In 1941, The Haught Mansion (Brush Park, MI) was used as a brothel for upscale gentlemen. Years later several dead bodies were found in the cellar of the mansion. Each body had been marked by a what appeared to be a perfect circle on the torso and chest areas.
Modern visitors to Bara-Hack can see the interesting remnants of old foundations and walls as well as a cemetery — the damned part starts when they start hearing the sounds of the long-gone settlement. Everything from the noises of children playing and people singing to the sounds of livestock and the rumble of wagon wheels have been said to have been heard.