Grief has taught me to appreciate people when they are still alive! ~ Thank you so much to Zet Ar for this submission. I do believe the…… Read more “As Told By Zet Ar”
As Told By Tara
Every time someone asks you what you need, you’re reluctant to share.
Because when you do, they question that decision.
As Told By Ivor Steven
Our true love ran deep
Cascading over hidden rocks
As Told By Aneesha #3
Shrunken shoulders, bent in pain
Sadness and tears unrestrained
Bring forth whispers of your name
As Told By Suzanne
We only had one of my son’s friends at his funeral. His teenage peers had no ritual, no saying goodbye, no closure at all. I often think of the impact on them going forward and I worry about their mental health.
As Told By Manette Kay
September is National Suicide Prevention Month. I have an all too intimate knowledge and experience with suicide.
As Told By Aneesha #2
Women smothered in black tears Children born shadowed by fears
As Told By Ashley
She was comfortable in this chair,
its wings wrapped around her shoulders
keeping out the draft, in our draftless house.
As Told By Over Soil #3
Such is the weariness though, it brings about the feeling of being upon the waves, tired of the salty, make do, doggy paddle, doing what we can to keep thoughts above water, with the peaceful, stoic hope that each morning will be feet on solid ground.
As Told By Bianca #2
Your body was there still part of her but your little excited heart had stopped beating. They called you Pea.