How Will I Breathe? Where did he go, this brother of mine? Strong with his opinions, his voice, his presence. In his place, a mere shadow, not even a good likeness. And yet, when I look deeply into weary eyes, I see the one who shared my life for all my life.
Inspiring and touching grief poems and quotes for the loss of a loved one.
by Chanel Brenner I sat across from him, shooting his portrait with my phone. His charcoal sweatshirt faded into the dark booth. He played tic-tac-toe in the dim light. I should have known something was wrong, when he scribbled his X’s and O’s like a toddler— should have known his
Editor’s Note: in honor of D-Day, we publish this poem written to his mother by a World War One veteran, John Hunter Wickersham, who died serving his country. A short bio follows. The Raindrops on Your Old Tin Hat The mist hangs low and quiet on a ragged line of hills, There’s a whispering of
#112 A Grief Poem She walks in beauty, like the night I stole these words from Byron, and spoke them sotto voce when She walked through the door and across the room and into my soul until Death do us in. And Death done so, taking Her from me too soon in the fecund
Editor’s note: the world’s greatest dog died this month, at least in my estimation. Kane Lynn was a perfect dog in every way. He loved people and all other dogs, especially the four others he lived with during his 12 years with us. He was a rescue, We had just lost our beloved Golden named