Loss stories, books, poems, and more

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Fear follows in letting go and moving on. Read More

Tags: love, loss, sad, grieving, wings

This is a story about loss and life. George just turned 50 and doesn't know what to do with his life anymore. One day, he decides to return to the retirement home where his mom has been living for many years. He dreads going there, for his mom has absolutely… Read More
A moment of grief and hope documented on August 31, 2020. I love you Barbara. Read More
A poem about someone who grew old and now nobody comes to visit them. Never forget in these tough times that everyone needs a call here and there. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 04, 2020

The title says it all. Read More
A tiny treatise on collateral costs in an (apparently) unending history of human warfare. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 18, 2020

Reads: 166

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

"Grief" is a poem from my new poetry book "Tears of Me". I use poetry to grapple with life's more difficult moments. After the loss of a sibling, I wanted to write a poem for my mom. She never spoke much about how she felt, so I wanted to give… 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: 15

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Tags: love, loss, grief

Poem / Romance /

October 03, 2020

Reads: 63

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A song about losing a love that was taking for granite and learning to love. Dedicated to my dear sweet friend who i dont take for granite...Criss Sole. Read More

Tags: love, loss, pet, regret, cat

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"I cried again as i read this. Pusha taught me so much. I was so young and dumb when i had her and felt she would be around forever. I am as..." Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 25, 2020

How I feel about my cat not coming back and how much I miss him and want him back home. Read More

Tags: loss, sadness

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

These are lyrics to my original song, entitled 'Whipping Boy'. Read More

Tags: love, loss, grief, blame

...a look at 'where life finds us'.. Read More
A story set in wartime about family, loss and the stories we tell ourselves to make sense of an imperfect world. Read More

Reads: 195

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Free Verse House

All my love to Malinda Johnson, my Grandmother... Read More

Tags: love, loss, grandma

I miss her, yet she is never truly gone... Read More

Reads: 86

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A recounting of my experience surrounding my boyfriend's death. Read More

Tags: loss, death

Poem / Poetry

August 14, 2020

Reads: 67

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I wrote this a few years ago after my grandmother passed. Read More
Inspired by Robert Frost Read More

Book / Horror

August 01, 2020

Reads: 363

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

When I'm feeling some type of way, I imagine I'm in some deep cave, isolated from civilization. I was not expecting reality to follow suit. Read More

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