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Fireworks Forever

Ever since Lydia passed away, I have struggled with the Fourth of July. Typically a fun family weekend full of patriotism, parades, good food and family, however, seven years ago it turned to a sorrowful memory. 224 more words


Widow's Fog

“Emotions overwhelm you when you least expect it, a true pain attack (yes, PAIN attack).

I find it crazy that emotions I suppress are in sync with Caleb’s emotions. 231 more words

Young Widow

My Yellow Balloon

Papageorge, Tiffany. My Yellow Balloon. Erwin Madrid, Illus. Minoan Moon Publishing, 2014. p. ISBN 9780990337003

Genre: Fiction picture book

Age/Reading Level: Ages 5-9 (Grades K-3)


23 Months Later

What almost 2 years has taught me about grieving is that no two people grieve the same way nor does any one know the way. It’s just all so personal. 926 more words


The crow

Spinning around, a graceful grief
I can touch him when the silence
Lies down heavy upon my chest

Remains of the night-time numbness
Black wings of a well known friend
Black heart hiding beautiful scars.



I want to show you a smile.

Look at that beautiful smile!

It’s the smile of a little boy who has five more weeks to live. 368 more words


Grief: A New-ish Concept, pt. 4

It’s been a year since I last saw my grandfather. I knew he only had months to live, but I held on to hope that I would see him again after that visit. 371 more words