Cancer-- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma | Death | Grief | Poems About Cancer

Upon My Dying

My life. Cut short. It doesn’t seem fair. The dreams, They just keep slipping away. Slowly, Life slides through my hands Like sand From a child’s shovel. I’m dying. Slowly. But I’m dying. Life closes in. Yesterday the ragged exhaustion Turning into the longing to sleep forever. Today, the cane. Tomorrow, the wheelchair. Slowly, Energy […]

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Death | Grief | Poems on General Topics


Darling Diana, we wanted you so. But Sunday morning, at the moment of your birth, God called you Home. For nine months you lived, Snuggled close to your mother’s heart. Then God called you to come To His Home and His heart. You missed it all: The sorrow, the joy, The light, the darkness, The […]

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Blog Posts | Dysfunctional Families | Grief

Why I Cried on Father’s Day

Grief will hit you when you least expect it. Perhaps it’s Father’s Day, and you listen quietly as the church family around you speaks words of affirmation and thanks to their fathers in tribute after the service. You sit silent, your eyes full of tears. Or maybe, you walk into the Hallmark store, wondering if […]

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