Grief stories, books, poems, and more

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Aurel felt a lump begin to form in her throat— a telltale sign that she would start to cry soon, whether it be out of sadness or guilt or just pure frustration out of the absurdity of her situation. She felt hopeless. She felt frightened. She felt dead. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

February 08, 2021

Reads: 19

Comments: 2

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My words fall short, or so it seems sometimes Read More

Tags: grief, failing

Reads: 65

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Grief can manifest itself in many different ways. Cover image: Pawel Czerwinski on Unsplash. Read More
After the passing of his girlfriend, a man returns to her hometown to lay her to rest, and meets her family for the first time. He must come to grips with losing her as well as the alienation he feels at a time when he needs to grieve with those… Read More
A moment of grief and hope documented on August 31, 2020. I love you Barbara. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 01, 2020

Reads: 68

Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

Just thinking about a friend in a coma, his wife, and the world outside. Read More
Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More
This short story is one about a strange neighbour that is prejudiced even though people don't know what he's been through in his life Read More

Tags: death, war, grief

This article shares insight into the relationship between headstones and humans by following a woman’s journey as she struggles with the task of providing a headstone for her mother's grave. She is quite literally finding herself between a rock and hard place deciding she will pre-plan her own headstone to… Read More
I wrote this poem after my Mom passed away. I can still feel her hand in mine if I close my eyes and let myself drift to that place. Read More

Tags: love, loss, grief

Reads: 47

Comments: 1

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This is a poem I wrote expressing feelings on my son's death and missing him. Read More

Tags: love, loss, grief

Poem / Poetry

September 25, 2020

Reads: 79

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Featured Review by Sharief Hendricks

"Oh this was so emotive and harrowingly moving that it must come from real life I'm sure but I hope not.... You do pain and heart ache so well..." Read More

This poem is dedicated to my aunt Kathleen. She passed earlier this year, far too soon, and today would have been her birthday. Read More

Tags: loss, fall, grief, summer

Reads: 96

Comments: 3

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Art by: Fatima Dia. She is a Lebanese artist and is auctioning her painting to donate the profits to victims of the explosion. Read More
These are lyrics to my original song, entitled 'Whipping Boy'. Read More

Tags: love, loss, grief, blame

Will loses his father. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 14, 2020

Reads: 94

Comments: 1

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I wrote this a few years ago after my grandmother passed. Read More

Reads: 134

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

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Maxie Journell has lost all of her immediate family and due to that, she has a lot of pent up anger and grief that she is only able to express through violence. And she releases this violence onto her family, friends, etc. She ends moving to another school attempting to… Read More
When Morgan's life is not going to planned, she is faced with another struggle. Read More

Tags: family, grief, broken

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