Mourning stories, books, poems, and more

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The gravesite is where I visit. Where I think about him. Read More

Tags: death, grave, mourning

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On May 31st my Brother John returned to God. He earned his wings and crowns and glory, believe you me. My Brother was my Rock, the Keystone Kearns, The Great Brother, the man who took on all the responsibility for the Seniors and Disabled Mentally Ill in our Family, while… Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 29, 2022

In memory of Mother. Read More

Tags: death, hope, mourning

My grandmother died a few months ago... I still find it hard... This is my definition of her. It's originally written in Spanish and I translated it with Google Translate... So some things will probably get lost in translation... Sorry about that. ====== Mi abuela murió hace unos meses... Todavía… Read More

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The holidays can be tough after losing loved ones. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 10, 2021

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Image by S. Hermann & F. Richter from Pixabay. Read More

Tags: grief, mourning

From a dead person's POV. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 08, 2021

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Image by Karen Nadine from Pixabay. Read More

Tags: mourning

Poem / Poetry

August 14, 2020

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I wrote this a few years ago after my grandmother passed. Read More
A poem by Nokuthula Mkhonza, written for all the people who lost yheir dads out therw! Read More

Tags: love, daddy, miss, mourning

Tragedy strikes, villagers act to pave the way for a soul not longed for this world. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 04, 2019

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Tags: wife, mourning, caesar

Poem / Poetry

September 05, 2019

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The Booksie Classic House

EPITAPHS - Epitaphs are simple written forms of poetry or prose in memory of the deceased. Most commonly found on Tombstones. The following are poetic epitaphs written by me for no one in particular, using a simple (AABBCC) Rhyme scheme inspired by 17th century poet Robert Herrick's short poem "Upon… Read More
A brief snapshot of an individual wrestling with suicide in the wake of the loved one's passing. Read More

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Poem / Non-Fiction

May 07, 2019

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To Sami. March 2008--May 2019. Cover image: pixabay.com Read More

Tags: death, grief, mourning

Poem / Poetry

April 12, 2019

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Just one black rose. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 30, 2019

On my last trip to the mainland I was gifted a handwritten book of my Mother's poetry from about the time I was five years old Read More
Short story, open ended. A consciousness after death. Read More
This is essentially a poem about loss, but it could also be about searching Read More

Tags: love, hope, ghost, mourning

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After watching a new Netflix documentary last night, “Dogs”, I though this piece of flash fiction appropriate to revisit. So much wanting, so little fulfillment. Easy to assume it’s a chronic ailment of all ages and species. (Image by pinterest) Read More

Tags: mourning

A really good friend of mine lost her father a little over a year ago. When I heard the news, these words came to me for her. Read More

Tags: death, mourning

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