Tag Archives: grief

The Circus Comes to Town

I went to the circus last night with my family. It had been a few years since the last time the circus came to town. Being there brought back many memories of the circus when I was a kid. I … Continue reading

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By The Way

It’s been a quiet week. Last weekend, my boys left for the start of the tour of grandparents on Friday before I got home from work. I was disappointed to have missed their departure, but glad when they called later … Continue reading

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Who?

It’s been one of those day/weeks/months/years. I thought I knew myself. You know what I mean? That I knew who I was, that my identity was clear, so clear to me that it was clear to everyone else, too. But … Continue reading

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Grieving in Haiku

A group of poems about my Dad’s death. sitting by the bed helpless as he breathes his last his life slips away words of painful truth he’s gone but not forgotten in my heart he’ll stay my young son asked … Continue reading

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The Things I Hold On To

My Daddy is gone. It’s eleven days now since he sneaked away. I’d been with him all that morning. Looking at my computer, then him, then out the window. I typed. I held his hand. I listened to him breathe, … Continue reading

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