Emotion


by Kelly O’s   Forlorn, I stumbled on the Wilting Rose. That it should recognize me was not strange, It seemed, it saw in me its same. For  I too was dropping and longed for the rain.                 Parts of me were falling away, shaken by a mere breeze. …

By Robin Flanagan My Mom and my niece were very close, they lived together for Emma’s entire 8 year life. My Mom loved her so and Emma loved her Nana. When we found out Mom had cancer it was everyone’s first thought…Emma. Losing her Nana was heartbreaking to watch, to know how much each of …

by Jolene Thibedeau Boyd and her brother, Jeffrey Those last moments together in the hospital, when my brother asked if I minded whether he took a couple of photos.  He gave me one of the most meaningful gifts I’ve ever received. Perhaps these photos are a little tough to look at, for some at least. I’ve shared …

I find the ocean troubling; its endlessness frightens me. Its vast and mysterious and it makes me feel about as small as the grains of sand beneath my feet. I cannot help myself from thinking that countless others have stood before the same ocean since its waves first arrived upon the shore. Some who crossed …

I remember telling my mom you were on the way. It was a moment I’d looked forward to for a long time, but as I sat with her on the phone I felt distracted by the huge pit in my stomach. Don’t get me wrong, I was euphoric at the thought of you; it’s just …

“That was the thing. You never got used to it, the idea of someone being gone. Just when you think it’s reconciled, accepted, someone points it out to you, and it just hits you all over again, that shocking.”

~Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever

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