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When I Die…AfterTalk Pandemic Weekly 4.14.21

By Larry Lynn | April 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

When I die Give what’s left of me away To children And old men that wait to die. And if you need to cry, Cry for your brother Walking the street beside you And when you need me, Put your arms Around anyone And give to them What you need to give to me. I …

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It Would Have Been Enough–a poem AfterTalk Pandemic Weekly 46.21

By Larry Lynn | April 7, 2021 | 0 Comments

Grief Poem 124 Dayenu: It Would Have Been Enough by R.L. Nona If we had been given one more year to watch the sun set on the far mountains, float on our backs in salt ponds shaded by ancient willows that protest the weight of their leaves, and hold each other close as the seasons …

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March Winds–Two Poems: AfterTalk Pandemic Weekly: 3.31.21

By Janet Griffin | March 31, 2021 | 0 Comments

March Winds You are gone and I have shed many tears I think of you as I face my fears Feeling as though I don’t belong What happened to our life song I feel the March winds blowing through the trees The bitter icy cold brings me to my knees Nothing will ever be the …

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I’ll see you in my dreams: AfterTalk Pandemic Weekly 3.24.21

By Larry Lynn | March 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

Lyrics above, video below by Bruce Springsteen The road is long and seeming without end The days go on, I remember you my friend And though you’re gone And my heart’s been emptied it seems I’ll see you in my dreams I got you guitar here by the bed All your favorite records And all …

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6 Things Which May Help People Grieving The Loss Of A Child

By Katherine Rundell | March 17, 2021 | 0 Comments

by Katherine Rundell There are probably few things in this world which are harder than losing a child, and the grieving process is one which is likely to take years – it may go on forever. With the recent pandemic, many parents are in the unthinkable position of having lost a child, and this loss …

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How to Cope with Grief Through Travel: AfterTalk Pandemic Weekly

By Elisabeth Hines | March 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

by Elizabeth Hines Grieving for the loss of a loved one, whether a person or a pet or even a relationship itself, can be challenging for the best of us. Grief hits us all differently, and there’s a healing journey everyone has to embark on. Our journeys, in this sense, are ours and will happen …

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How to Help Kids and Teens Deal with Grief: AfterTalk Pandemic Weekly

By Kristin Savage | March 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

How to Help Kids and Teens Deal with Grief By Kristin Savage Most children and teenagers are innocently oblivious of all the difficulties that life may bring. So, when something earth-shattering happens, such as losing someone they love or know, it can be hard for them to process. Everyone deals with grief in their own …

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African-Americans and Grief

By Larry Lynn | February 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

A Grief Observed From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin, the power and pain of Black mourning. BY MYCHAL DENZEL SMITH June 22, 2017 Mamie Till-Mobley wrote her memoir, Death of Innocence: The Story of the Hate Crime That Changed America, in 2003, the same year she died of heart failure, and 47 years after the lynching of her son, …

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President Joe Biden’s Speech of Grieving and COVID -19

By Larry Lynn | February 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

In case you missed it, here is President Biden’s speech on grieving the loss of over 500,000 to COVID-19 from February 22, 2021. Here is the link to the transcript. https://www.rev.com/blog/transcripts/joe-biden-memorial-speech-for-500000-covid-19-deaths-transcript-february-22

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Black History Month Grief Poem

By Larry Lynn | February 17, 2021 | 0 Comments

A Bronzeville Mother Loiters In Mississippi. Meanwhile, A Mississippi Mother Burns Bacon – Poem by Gwendolyn Brooks The murder of Emmett Till in 1955, and the subsequent acquittal of his murderers and public viewings of Till’s mutilated body, stirred the American consciousness and provoked outrage across the country. In 1960, Gwendolyn Brooks published her own …

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