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And The Third Year Begins...

Two years and 9 days ago, my beautiful daughter died.   Two years and 9 days ago my world fell apart, and time has changed little.   There are still no days without tears, NOT A SINGLE DAY.   374 more words

Flashback 

The eyelids of night close upon

A day wrapped with warmth

And echoes of children’s play

Inside the moons gleam

I lose myself with intention of sleep… 270 more words

Original Poetry

What Am I Now?

What am I now? Am I a daughterless mother? That sounds like an oxymoron, two words that contradict themselves. My 21 year old daughter, Holly Noel, died on October 12, 2012. 822 more words

Grief

Gifts from The Universe

They come when I least expect them, like this quote from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone:

“After all, to the well-organized mind, death is but the next adventure.” … 361 more words

You can't save people from themselves

In November 2013, shortly before Thanksgiving, I had an argument with Zachary. The words that I said in anger still haunt me. I could see that he was in a toxic relationship and I was tired of seeing him so broken. 393 more words

Say Something Positive...

As the calendar announces the beginning of summer, I wish I could click my heels together three times and fast forward to September.  Skip over the long days and turn the clocks back to darkness at 5:00 pm. 309 more words

Grieving

Those Little, Blue Butterflies Get Me Every Time

May 18, 2015

Dear Will,

While walking Finn down by the river this afternoon I noticed the little, blue butterflies were visiting again. I’ve missed seeing these little beauties, as these were the first I’ve seen since last summer. 442 more words

Love Letters To Will