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A moment of grief and hope documented on August 31, 2020. I love you Barbara. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 01, 2020

Reads: 30

Comments: 4

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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: 16

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: 48

Comments: 1

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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: 63

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: 67

Comments: 1

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

Reads: 95

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

When you want to hide from the world and your problems, but someone special helps you rediscover your purpose. Read More
Does a belief in an afterlife bring people comfort during their time of grief? Read More
Alice is a girl struck with grief, but there's hope that strength would come in time. (300 words) Read More
A poem about dealing with the death of a loved one who I did not get to say goodbye to due to Covid-19. In memory of Poppy. Best friend and most loyal dog in the world. Read More
The night my mother passed away it seemed my world had come to an end. It took a long time to come to terms with the new reality. This poem briefly and rather inadequately tries to give a shape to the grief I felt. Read More

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