Grief stories, books, poems, and more

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Essay / Memoir

November 17, 2018

Service in the community as a means to navigate during a long season of loss. Read More
They changed my life Read More

Tags: death, grief, sorrow

Poem / Poetry

October 10, 2018

Could have done more than gossip Read More

Tags: death, grief, guilt

Poem / Poetry

September 28, 2018

Reads: 38

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

If Only... Child's loss of father Read More

Tags: loss, god, grief, daddy, mommy

This is a short story about a man who suddenly realizes that he's lost his name. It is an existential journey through the disconnect so many of us feel throughout our lives due to depression, grief, loss, trauma, or loneliness. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 27, 2018

Reads: 29

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A summer of fires caused horrible air quality for weeks in my state. It constantly smelled like a campfire outside. One morning I woke to a particularly strong smell of smoke just a day after my boyfriend broke up with me. This poem came to me in those early waking… Read More

Tags: poem, fire, grief, sorrow

A man's selfishness brings him to his lowest point - and then lower.. Read More

Tags: sad, angel, grief, demon

Poem / Other

September 26, 2018

Reads: 37

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

How it still feels after losing a son to suicide a year and a half ago. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

September 20, 2018

Reads: 29

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

For those who like cheesy things, uh...Alright, even Raven Akuma has feelings, y'know, I couldn't help myself! X3 Laugh if you must Read More

Poem / Other

September 10, 2018

Reads: 29

Comments: 1

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A poem for a lost one. Read More

Tags: loss, grief

Reads: 38

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An outstandingly, overwhelmingly, unabashedly, and [unfortunately] ordinary lamentation of grief. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 09, 2018

Reads: 151

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Poetry

August 24, 2018

Reads: 325

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

As a part of struggling with my own grief, I wrote this for my father who passed away earlier this year. Read More

Tags: love, loss, death, family, grief

Two sisters struggle to cope with their grief after tragedy strikes both of them. Read More

Tags: death, grief, sisters

My perception of the day of my father's passing.. Time. “The system of those sequential relations that any event has to any other, as past, present, or future.” This particular day would dramatically alter Sam’s and Haley’s perception of this word, this system that we created. After all, time… Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 31, 2018

Reads: 42

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Where do you go when love is not enough? Where do you go when money is not enough? Where do you go when mind-blowing sex is not enough? Where do you go when nothing is enough? Where do you go when you are not enough to save the life… Read More
A journey through grief and loss of your loved one and holding them close through love. Read More
Written post-grief camp. Read More
In the process of Acceptance and Freedom... Read More

Tags: loss, grief, loved, much, over

This poem exhibits how it may fee to only appreciate someone to the fullest once they are gone, said thank you when they were no longer there to hear, said sorry when an apology can no longer be accepted. Read More
A poem of the denial of death and the battle through life that ultimately leads to an inevitable end (something many struggle to come to terms with). Otherwise, the grief can hold a compelling power over you always, for as long as you'll let it. You can fight it,… Read More

Reads: 135

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A man who learns a sad and painful lesson. Read More
Some realities are difficult, if not impossible, to accept. Especially that of my grandma's death in March 2017. Read More

Tags: death, grief

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