A final wish

A beautiful news story which inspired a poem: A life is honoured. Valued. Celebrated. A simple wish it was. A wish that became a goal. A wish that had a plan. With love, with support, a wish becomes a memory to hold

Death by Default

As Death stood by, The Dying was zwischen: In a place in between.   They say you can’t predict your death. But it will happen. Most of us hope for a peaceful death…the best that you can hope for is to die in your sleep. Every honest gambler knows…the game’s ending may not be known, the … More Death by Default


Even though time has passed, I wail to the sky mother, This weekend is hard.   Time is but a veil, My moans are all consuming, The wound is still raw.   Does it ever cease? Do I even want it to? As long as I grieve   You stay.    

What would you do?

Have you thought of your demise and the remains you leave behind? What will happen to your bits, will there be a bind? Will you be pull apart and your bits shared around? Will bits be stored for science, or buried in the ground? Will you be cremated, and scattered or interred?  Have you written … More What would you do?

The Care Factor

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel,”  poet and writer Maya Angelou What is Care? Is Care… love? or is care providing basic needs? Is Care a service? Can you put a price on care? Can care … More The Care Factor