Editor’s Note: New York comedian Michael Cruz Kayne decided to write on Twitter about his infant’s death, on the 10th anniversary of losing his son, who was just 34 days old. Twitter responded in full force with more than 140,000 people reacting, many sharing their gutting stories of loss and grief, and offering support for
Their Sweethearts and Their Darlings By Mary Jane Hurley Brant In Honor of Mothers Finding Meaning Again Nov. 28, 2019 The moon sighed The day they died Their sweethearts And their darlings The breezes fair Mothers touched their hair Their sweethearts And their darlings Their looks forlorn For loved children born
Marathon Nathan and Heather had a baby with Trisomy 18, or Edwards’ Syndrome, a chromosomal abnormality, which is terminal. They were told to plan for her funeral when they went to have her in the hospital. They did not think she would live till her birth. Olivia did live. She defied what the doctors said.
CRY Written, performed, recorded, produced by Nathan Peterson Editor’s Note: This is the second of three songs we will be publishing by Nathan Peterson. In case you missed the last one, you can access it here: https://blog.aftertalk.com/olivia/ Olivia passed away at 14 months from Trisomy 18, also known as Edwards’ Syndrome. “One night shortly after
Olivia: Grieving for a Child Editor’s Note: this is one of three songs by Nathan Peterson we will be publishing. We believe they are profoundly moving, especially for those who have experienced the loss of a child Nathan and Heather had a baby with Trisomy 18, also called Edwards Syndrome, a chromosomal disorder, which is