The Long Goodbye

Originally posted on Beautiful Heart:
In the daily grind of mothering, we are toldĀ ‘this too shall pass’ When the days are long, we are toldĀ this too shall pass… In the drudgery and groundhogness of mothering, this too shall pass. Often though we are not told, That as this passes by, it means our babies have…


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.    

I am there

  Like a breeze through a willow by a sleepy brook I will gently caress you Like the soft sun in Spring I’ll bathe you in love and warmth Like the moon when it’s full I’ll light your way   I will never leave you I will always be there I’m the breeze across your … More I am there

Swimming in grief

A wave of grief washed over me, Pulling me down. I could not breathe. I flipped between trying to breathe, desperately And wanting to peacefully slip away, I was trapped between not living and unable to die Not wanting either. Desperately wanting both. Spinning in the grief zone, Consumed and overwhelmed, Clawing my way back, … More Swimming in grief

May we remember

May we remember the ones who can not stay, May we hold tight to those we love, May we shed tears together and howl out our pain May we find solace and support. May we laugh again as we hold our lost ones in our heart, May we feel Joy that we knew them, May … More May we remember