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Nessum Dorma

When the shock of recent death slowly relents and allows that great flood of grief to trickle past the barrier of hardened feelings so hastily sandbagged upon high, an impenetrable quiet descends. 243 more words



Once upon a time, when I attempted to commit suicide, I was scared of dying.
Today, I am scared if he will ever notice that I’m gone. 16 more words

All kinds of dangerous things that give our life meaning

1. Your Aunt Jane has died. For 20 years before her death, she worked tirelessly on a book about the butterflies of East Sussex, but the manuscript is not quite finished. 401 more words


pure unconditional love at its best

Mourn, O you Loves and Cupids

and such of you as love beauty:

my girl’s sparrow is dead,

sparrow, the girl’s delight,

whom she loved more than her eyes. 4,212 more words

Flowers of God

I was caring for a woman on hospice one time who was very demanding and difficult. As a nurse I must remain professional and not absorb the negativity that sometimes comes with illness. 240 more words



I’ll act like I’m a strong person
Even though I know I am not
I’ll live like I’m dying tomorrow
After all, we only get one shot… 86 more words

Who Wants to Live Forever?

This post on Patheos about remembering the dead has inspired me to stop and take a look at a subject I often don’t ponder: death. 477 more words