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Grief is personal. I invite you to walk with me. Together we may be less lonely.

I do not have the market on grief as the result of losing a loved one.  With that understanding I invite you to walk with me as l share my journey of loss, grief and hope.   12 more words

Death And Loss


Late in the lab,
tired and bleary.
My heart still hurts,
my soul still weary.
Trying to pipette
and be lost in this.
Not think of him… 96 more words


who would believe them winged

Lucille Clifton, 1936 – 2010

who would believe them winged
who would believe they could be

beautiful       who would believe
they could fall so in love with mortals… 55 more words


these things we depend on, they disappear

The Night Migrations
Louise Glück, 1943

This is the moment when you see again
the red berries of the mountain ash
and in the dark sky… 54 more words


There was a boy

I Have Often Thought About Who He Was

THERE was a boy – who liked butterflies – looking at the moon and stars through his telescope – cats especially Ruthie – rollerblading – surfing in the ocean – collecting shells – playing soccer – learning new things ### 18 more words

Death And Loss

sleep like a snow-covered road

Eating Together
Li-Young Lee, 1957

In the steamer is the trout
seasoned with slivers of ginger,
two sprigs of green onion, and sesame oil.
We shall eat it with rice for lunch, 50 more words


A comedy of condolences PLUS Guide to offer your sympathies

When somebody passes away and you don’t know what to say to a grieving family member, the best thing to do is to say nothing. Or, if you must say something, then stick to cliches like, “I am sorry for your loss.” Never offer to help if you don’t mean it. 759 more words