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Peace in pieces

Patiently I await a peace in my heart,

wanting to no longer feel bereft.

But sadly there is a piece of my heart,

you took with you when you left. 89 more words


I Don't Want This

I don’t want to wake up alone every morning.

I don’t want to get ready for work without someone to talk to.

I don’t want to open the door to leave for work without a few kind words and a kiss. 206 more words

Acknowledging a Loss(es)...........

My Mother passed away on 28th June last at the age of 90 years, 8 months, 28 days.  She lived a full and engaged life and even with that knowledge, the loss of such a significant person in once’s life can be difficult.   328 more words


Time Moves On...I Still Miss You

Time moves on. Days, weeks, months, and years have passed since I lost my mom to pancreatic cancer on November 16, 2008. Although it’s been over 5 years since my mom’s death, during which we’ve celebrated numerous birthdays, holidays, and milestones, I still miss my mom.  569 more words


Why it Never Gets Easier - 14 Years and Counting

14 years ago today my dad’s plane crashed. My mom and I went from happy and normal to shell-shocked excuses for human beings. It was a long road to recovery. 952 more words


Grief Endures

I want to talk about grief after the funereal bouquets have decayed, after the flood of cards and calls has abated, after the moment has come when you’re expected to resume life. 598 more words


Once upon a time, this boy noticed this girl in Mr. Hofstadter’s American History class.  When he got up the nerve, he pointed to the top of her homework paper and asked her, “ 1,243 more words