friends / poetry

Pweeep

To the mama who holds the other half of my heart and slight RBF friend of my soul maker of laughter perfectly timed with my attempts to swallow keeper of my secrets that I could never keep from you Sit down and listen here to me Know really take time to stop and hear how … Continue reading

child loss / friends / grief / loss / patpatforever / personal crap / progress / sisters

Small Graces in Small Places

  It was about a week after Patrick’s death that I chose to stop taking anti-depressants. What I was taking was wiping my mind clean every few minutes and I still have very few memories of the days immediately surrounding that time. I know I was surrounded by friends and flowers and well-wishes, but I … Continue reading

child loss / community / compassion / connectivity / friends / gratitude / grief / holidays / love / patpatforever / personal crap / triggers

More Lessons in Vulnerability

So this is what happens when I try to sit down and write in the morning: “_____________________ … Shit. I can’t think. Maybe it will help if I light some candles. Okay. I’m going to do this. Here goes. Open Firefox¬†aaannnd… Facebook! Wait shit, no, not Facebook. Songza. Okay. ‘Downtempo Instrumentals’ sounds good, I hope … Continue reading