Hello again. Whoa. But for that little teaser about having an explanation for my absence, it’s been over a year since I wrote a blog post. 653 more words
Michael Madden’s work can be found in Into the Void Magazine. He earned his MFA from Spalding University.
Thom Yorke Thom Yorke sing me lullaby Each night as I lay dying Morning music—Jeff, Lucinda, Marvin But Thom sing me lullaby Sweet lullaby Each night As I lay dying I like the strings I like the synth I like the beat But I need a voice to follow Follow Follow In the desert here with me I need a face to find I need a voice to follow Dreamers they never learn, he say I lay dying Beyond a point of no return, he say I lay dying It’s too late the damage is done, he say I lay dying Sing me to sleep each night This grave of dinosaur bone This skin this hut of bone Bear sleep premature death right way We sleep too many Thom Yorke sing me lullaby each night Sweet lullaby As I lay dying But in the morning Jeff Lucinda Marvin
This time of year, we are faced with lots of reminders of death. Remember to take some time for yourself to re-charge. The movie Coco reminds us of some important things about grief and death: The living can have an ongoing relationship with the dead, People live on as long as we remember them, Grief doesn’t have to be about letting go and moving on, Avoiding hard feelings and memories can mean avoiding joy, Fear of the dead and of grief is a cultural construct. 33 more words