Tag Archives: loss

She is Gone

I remember my shallow expressions of hope from the last days of her life. Each word she spoke, each mood she shared, I didn’t expect while I was waiting. In the past, we grew apart. Time did not heal the … Continue reading

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A Home

At the city’s core, I found a home. What was the purpose for my losses? I think I have been abandoned. I am alone. People are all around me. I cannot catch their glances. I sit here waiting for a … Continue reading

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A Weeping Song

I heard a song build around me. I felt its sad notes weeping. A life begins and ends with silence. A respite that helps me remember it all. I am grateful for the days I spent with you. You shared … Continue reading

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Taken Flight

My friend has taken flight. I had hoped that he would stay. We smiled at each other yesterday. I put his letters to me in a box. I cannot stand to read them again. I don’t want to weep at … Continue reading

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Changes

Each day my shoulder feels abused. The load it carries is a burden. I ask my friends to give me hope. I need this work to change soon. Still, I love my position in life. I love my coworkers but … Continue reading

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Alone Tomorrow

I’ll be alone tomorrow. My friends have found the truth. I have said it aloud and am in shame. I thought they would forgive me. I wanted understanding and acceptance. Instead their judgment was unanimous. Will I be stuck with … Continue reading

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The Forest Trail

I hiked along a forest trail. A cold stream was racing by. Majestic firs shaded the way. I was one with nature that day. As I climbed, I spotted a stag. Off the trail it was alone and proud. A … Continue reading

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