Cover Photo: Still from the HBO series The Leftovers
Still from the HBO series The Leftovers

Strange Grief: On The Leftovers and Departure

“The undefined, complicated, unresolved trauma makes us messy—how do we tell our story without an ending?”

The Leftovers’

mightsMaybe they’re not dead. Maybe I can make her remember.

what if things could be differentThe Leftovers

Want to work with the best Marketing Coordinator this side of the continental divide?I don’t think I can stay here much longer

Game of Thrones

shut the fuck up; I need a permanent vacation

Where were you? Did you lose someone?

This is not normal I have ruined everything

I have a home and it’s not this

Come out

What do you do

The Leftovers

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Tabitha Blankenbiller's essays have been published in Electric Literature, The Rumpus, The Establishment, Hobart, and Vol. 1 Brooklyn, among other places. Her debut essay collection Eats of Eden is forthcoming from Alternating Current Press in 2018. For more of her work, visit tabithablankenbiller.com or follow her on Twitter @tabithablanken

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