Category Archives: Death

Sailing Through

Grief. It cannot be rushed cannot be pushed aside It will engulf you It will leave you spent and floating between the waves And just when you think you’ve learned to swim it comes raging back a storm a gale … Continue reading

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Grief is a moving ocean

Our basement leaked in the last rain. I hadn’t noticed until today, when I started moving things around for a party we’re having. Of all the things that could have been damaged, all of the silly, frivolous things that could … Continue reading

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#JeSuisOrlando

Whenever tragedy like this hits, we sorrow, we rage, we blame, we saturate the media with it until we are so heartily sick of the spectacle that we hide it away until the next time, and then, once again, we … Continue reading

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Death, My Constant Companion

And so another dear friend has passed away, and once more it falls to me to be the strong one, the clearinghouse through which all information must pass. It is an honour and a heartache that I cannot turn down. … Continue reading

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And yet another one has taken himself out of this world…

Ah, tear my heart out. Another friend has passed too soon. I will miss you, Badger. And though I’m sure you thought your death would affect no one, like a stone thrown in the water, the ripples run all the … Continue reading

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Star Stuff

Gone. You’re just…gone. Gone from here, back to the star stuff from which you came. And I can’t see you, or hear you, or touch you. And yet, I know that you are there. I smell your perfume in every … Continue reading

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Love Doesn’t Die

Love Doesn’t Die – author unknown Remember me with a smile and laughter, And if you need to cry… Cry for your brother and sister Who walk in grief beside you. And when you need me, Put your arms around … Continue reading

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