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The Shit List

What not to say to the newly bereaved/ annoying things people say to me:

FYI, my fiancé died, so I guess most of these relate to partner deaths, or just my overactive, over analysing mind. 571 more words



The world lost a bright light today.
were taken by the wind
and now she hears them
The light
we called Courtney,
is still here… 54 more words

Those Who Mourn

I woke up missing my Granny the late Sinah Tabea More from Hebron In Pretoria. She passed on in 2005 after I completed My Electrical Engineering Studies, after wards I immediately Joined Eskom National Control. 363 more words

Pastor Billy Sigudla

A Milestone Birthday

It was my big sister’s birthday today. For as long as I can remember, she has always made a big deal of her birthday. It’s something Mum, Dad and I used to roll our eyes at and joke about, because we are the exact opposite. 318 more words


Loss, One Year Later

One year ago today, a close friend of mine passed away at the young age of 17.

It feels strange to say that it’s been a year since she has roamed this earth. 700 more words


Silence, More Precious than Gold

More and more often lately, I find that I just don’t want to participate in many of the conversations going on around me.

Sometimes it’s because a group of people just want to gripe.   274 more words

To The Man Who Killed My Best Friend

On June 7, 2014, my best friend, Natalie, got into a car with her boyfriend’s brother, Zach, and some friends.  Zach, while driving recklessly at a speed of over 90 mph, with a blood alcohol content of over twice the legal limit hit a utility pole, killing Natalie instantly. 1,307 more words