Category Archives: grief

Without

The silence deafens and dims my view, but it does not feel strange. A single button lies upon the floor with nothing to remind the coat of what is lost, unless you count the four holes in the fabric and … Continue reading

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The Space Between

There, in the place in between, I look for you. I compress myself as small as I can, feeling bloated and huge. But I know that is right because I could never be too small when I try to wedge … Continue reading

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Silence

There should be a hundred different words to describe silence because it falls into a thousand variations, each with their own mood and meaning. How inadequate is our language to provide us with only the one? And the offerings presented … Continue reading

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Tears

Some people can hide their emotions. Some people can hide their pain. I’ve tried. I’ve pretended it doesn’t matter. I’ve feigned blase disinterest; hidden my smiles; guarded the gleam in my eyes. But I can’t stop the tears. When I’m … Continue reading

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Life Overwhelming

How long can one person remain sane with the constant tug and pull of needs and demands in all directions? How do you decide who and when to push back? It is never easy to scream, “Enough is enough!” I … Continue reading

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When Loneliness Falls

Loneliness falls like silence; sudden, soft and steady, like a thick winter blanket to muffle sound, impede movement and leave you breathlessly dehydrated. It leaves no room for escape and shrouds you even when you bundle it up and travel … Continue reading

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