Loss stories, books, poems, and more

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Book / Mystery and Crime

February 24, 2021

Reads: 1856

Comments: 48

Shelves: 9

The Booksie Classic House

Meeting her was the best thing that happened to him...so she can't be gone...she just can't. Read More
The depths of depression and will it never cease? Read More

Tags: loss, depression, pain

Article / Memoir

January 27, 2021

Reads: 52

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

How it felt to lose my mother. Love wins and loses. Read More

Tags: love, loss, hurt

To remember is to suffer beautifully in everything and the nothing you both will become. Read More
It's cold and I can't feel my fingers. The ice pierces through my heart shearing, withering in despair. Hollowness fills my stomach, acid creeping blowing fire into my throat. Shadows cast and dance over my mind, relishing and wonton in chaos. Read More

Tags: loss, lonely, cold

Disappointment is a part and parcel of our lives and this poem is about this emotion which has made huge in roads in some lives, just like mine. Read More
In the time of rocks I may have been a pebble Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 27, 2020

Reads: 110

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A little bit of my heart. Give it a read... Read More

Tags: loss, friendship, sad

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

Short Story / Memoir

November 16, 2020

Reads: 62

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: loss, biography

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
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

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