Tag: Grief

Dec 31

Seven Months and Ten Days

We were married for seven months and ten days, you were taken from me just seven months and ten days ago. On this eve of the New Year the calendar still haunts me with coincidence. The pain is still as fresh today as it was that day in May. I look at the post I …

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Dec 28


            Every day I think of you I dream of the days we shared We added up the moments To make a lifetime from just two years You fulfilled every promise You made every dream come true We always found the laughter even amid the tears We always knew it …

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Dec 26

Poetic Interlude

The poems below both speak to me when I think about Donald’s death. I want to scream the first poem and deny the second. In the first the poet is talking of his Father and in the second the poet speaks of Marc Anthony and his noble defeat. It strikes me that the first poet …

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Dec 21

The Longest Night

The longest night of the year is tonight, the winter solstice, the darkest day, the day before the light starts to stay just a bit longer. It doesn’t seem coincidental that the darkest day falls just four days before we celebrate the birth of the Light of the world, and it doesn’t seem coincidental to …

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Oct 31

I Am Still Me, and Yet, I am Not

I try to show the world that I am still myself, that I am okay, that I can still laugh and work and play and study, but I fail. I am not still the me I was. I won’t ever be that me again. That dreamy eyed newlywed basking in the glow of a love …

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Jul 30

The ABC's Of Grief – C is for Clichés & Condolences | The Grief Toolbox

Shared with me via a friend the Author writes about the loss of her child and her experiences with friends, acquaintances, and family and what people say and don’t say when they are afraid that they have no idea what to say. Click the link below to read the Story: The ABC’s Of Grief – …

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Jul 22

How are you doing?

How have you been? How are you dealing with loss? How have you been holding up? How am I ? I get asked that quite a bit these days and most of the time the person asking actually wants to know, really, how am I ? I love these people and and I know they …

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