Category Archives: Grief

The hiding place

Recently while searching for a pressed powder compact in my car, I opened a compartment in the dashboard and was startled to find a pack of cigarettes. Almost a full pack of Marlboro Lights – only two of them were … Continue reading

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Confronting grief

I reviewed the patient lists at the hospital and made my plans for rounds for the day.  I planned to visit several patients on the oncology ward and two patients in the ICU. As I approached the first patient room … Continue reading

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The flame

I took these photos of an unknown griever’s tribute during my early morning walk in the park…

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Minimalist – The mourner

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Forget me not

I brought you flowers but the ground was hard I tried to dig through the settled soil and twisted roots Evidence that you’ve been here so long though it doesn’t seem so many years to me It seems a shame to … Continue reading

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In solitude of battle with cancer, a present family is the best support

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2014/08/in_solitude_of_battle_with_cancer_a_present_family_is_the_best_support_di_ionno.html By Mark Di Ionno on August 24, 2014 at 6:00 AM, updated August 24, 2014 at 6:03 AM My brother Paul was in his recliner, before it was replaced by a hospital bed, working from home on his laptop … Continue reading

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A safe place

Fear and Ambivalence Sending me to the Only safe place I’ve ever known I didn’t think that it would change so much Now it is dark and chaotic   Unable to sort through The disarray surrounding me To find the answers … Continue reading

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