What a Friend Told Me

a year
for the bad
memories to fade,
before she could think happily
of her mom again.
Her words bore
a faint

A poem from my Afterdeath collection. I’m finding this to be true particularly in regards to my dad’s death. It’s like I have to work my way backwards. Peace to our s!


  1. lifelessons says:

    Love the last line.

  2. Ooof. That’s so true and so hard. I can only write about the negative stuff in trickles…

    1. I know. You have to touch the negative stuff, then back off.

  3. murisopsis says:

    Very few hurts in my life came from my parents. Still the pain of loss leaves wounds that take forever to heal….

    1. Yes, it does. I hope you’re feeling better and coughing less.

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