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Far, Far

My hands are numb from the cold
No heat can ever warm it again
I am slipping to no return
Hoping to find peace that’s everlasting… 13 more words

Postaday

Do you ever...

look at your social media contacts and take a look at their pages then follow that to another person’s page and read their story?

I did tonight. 412 more words

Guest blog post: Writing my way through bereavement, by Sue Hepworth

Writing my way through bereavement

I don’t approve of death. I’m with Edna St Vincent Millay:

I am not resigned to the shutting away of loving hearts in the hard ground. 1,039 more words

Life Lessons

Emotionally Unemotional At Times

Yes, this is another blog post about someone’s dead parent. Yes, this is another blog post that is mostly just rambling. Yes, this is another blog post that you may not be able to relate to. 822 more words

Miscellaneous

Oliver Sacks: a man who was awake to life

ONE OF THE many attributes of eminent neurologist and writer Oliver Sacks was his celebration of life – even when he knew he was dying. 338 more words

Life

She won't be read about in history books

I always thought she would be around forever. But a few months after I turned 24 years old I lost my mother. She went into a coma on June 25th 2014. 548 more words

Writing

Wasted Time

 

All his family and friends took turns in the hospital room, waiting for the inevitable. Death. Outside the family, looking in, most everyone who knew, read about, or worked with Stanley Robinson were certain his life of wealth and privilege was ending well. 528 more words

Essay