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It is nice to believe that time heals all wounds, especially at times of grief, loss or disappointment. However, at the very moment of experiencing grief, loss or disappointment, those comforting words may be heard as sounding almost callous and insensitive, whether or not the intent is there. Because at… Read More

Tags: loss, grief, time, sorrow, heals

Recalling the past, remembering my fallen friends, with teardrops and sorrow, the images return. Read More
There was a time and place not long ago where once dreams lived and thrived. A place guarded by the vigilance of sacrificed lives, abandoned innocence and shattered dreams. A place where fields of stone and seas of tears defy the sorrow and the pain to keep alive the spirit… Read More
There is a profound sadness and sorrow within me on Memorial Day. For to have known my friends you would have seen the promise and the passion that they had. To have known my friends you would have seen the sparkle in their eyes and the radiance of their hearts. Read More
In times of sorrow and of grief, the brevity, significance and appreciation of life is experienced unlike anything else in our lives. We sense and suffer an emptiness within us. We feel and bear emotions that conflict and clash with our heart and our mind, and we endure the human… Read More
There is always the morning after, when light and hope leaps out from the darkness and the shadows that cross our paths. It is the heartaches and the tears that make us strong, and joy, fulfillment and happiness that makes our spirits soar. Read More
Mom, I just want to let you know how the years continue to go by, one after the other, without a moment’s pause to catch my breathe. Read More
A collection of poetry (and poetical prose) about love, hatred, death and life, kept in melancholic tones with a little of morbid satire. Read More
For once in our life, we need one another. Something that we’ve needed for so long. Read More

Tags: world, fear, sorrow, needs

The setting sun reflects its dimming brilliance on the meandering and flowing waters of the Rio Grande. It is the sunset that illuminates the beauty and tranquility of the gentle current that gently prods the nectar that nourishes the richness of the Valley beyond the river’s edge Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 19, 2021

Reads: 36

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

As the world is gripped around with the fear of an invisible enemy, the only thing that is keeping the human race’s spirits alive is our very own hope. Read More

Tags: love, hope, life, fight, sorrow

Overwhelmed with sorrow, Idla narrated his story to Helen which explained why he always went to a particular spot in the restaurant Helen met him. What brought him grief? Read this story to find out. I'll try to keep publishing more parts of it, every Sunday, until it gets to… Read More

Tags: death, family, war, sorrow

This is a book I want to compile my thoughts and reflections in. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 30, 2021

Reads: 65

Comments: 1

The Poems House

Just a poem, limericks in a series. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 29, 2021

This is my poem about escapism. It depicts how people have their own different versions of it. Read More

Reads: 146

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Self explanatory - written on the event of a young family friend choosing to take her life. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 10, 2020

Reads: 67

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Written for the wife of a friend who was dying of cancer. She passed peacefully, but as a mother of young children, way too soon. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 04, 2020

Reads: 109

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

When all their words just don't add up. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 20, 2020

These are just few lines of the poem "she" which is in the poetry book "The speaking words: dark poem" that I have published on amazon Read More
This was about a friend that I had in high school. He was a great guy, but my ego was too big. I thought I was better than him and I regret it. He moved far away, and we barely talk anymore. Read More

Tags: sorrow, regret

Rather than post one poem at a time in this "series", you might say, I decided I'd rather publish them over time as one volume of poetry. I don't know if it will resonate with anyone except myself, but I think it's okay for creative endeavors to exist solely to… Read More

Tags: death, poetry, joy, life, sorrow

By looking into the spiritual background of life, we can find a better understanding why sorrow and sadness are as necessary for our evolutionary pathway through life as joy and happiness. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 14, 2020

Reads: 123

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I wrote this a few years ago after my grandmother passed. Read More
During World War Two,many young men are volunteering to join the armed forces while others are being conscripted. Tom Banway the main protagonist, is determined to be guided by his faith and becomes a conscientious objector, much to the disgust of his atheist brother. The story tells of the difficulties… Read More

Tags: love, war, faith, sorrow

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