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The truth about losses

Loss (n.)

1 the fact or process of losing something or someone

2 the feeling of grief after losing someone or something of 

There is nothing shameful in having lost someone or something. 182 more words


It's Not a Shrine or Anything

My mother’s purse has not moved in three years, seven months. It sits on her desk, beside her computer monitor. A spider web forms a bridge between the purse and screen. 1,253 more words


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the unending absence, the void......even after all this time darling...

Grief turns out to be a place none of us know until we reach it. We anticipate (we know) that someone close to us could die, but we do not look beyond the few days or weeks that immediately follow such an imagined death. 290 more words


Graduation Day

A little over two years ago our then 24 year old son gave his dad and I a call and asked if we could make the two and a half hour drive north to see him….he had something he wanted to talk to us about.   944 more words

Death Of Child


the silence is pervasive. probably the worst of all is when i’m trying to go to bed and i lie there with my sleeping husband and snoring dogs in the dark and all i can hear are the thoughts in my head.   179 more words



I do not write very often of my children. In some ways, that would take an eternity. In some ways, that would take a sentence. They are my life.   1,128 more words