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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Ten years later

Richard died of cancer ten years ago today. I didn’t know how I’d go on without him. I fell in love with Stephen three years later and lost him to cancer almost two and a half years ago. I miss … Continue reading

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Christmas flowers

Each year during the Christmas season, I place a floral arrangement on Richard’s grave – in a plot that includes his parents.  Stephen’s ashes were placed in a niche that does not provide me with an opportunity to decorate his … Continue reading

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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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