How do I want to be remembered?

We often sugar coat people in death Praise them for all the good points and forget the bad. We haven’t done that with you I’m quite proud of the fact. We remember the good of course, the way you made us feel That you were a good friend That you worried about people and cared […]

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To avoid the void?

After you died I was so scared of being by myself Being left alone with my own thoughts, fears and feelings Even though in moments of solitude was where I felt you most Where I still felt you near. I started to say yes to everything. Every invite for coffee, every suggestion of lunch, every […]

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January don’t be cold

I have never quite liked you January Always feeling like you were the longest month With the darkest nights and coldest days And the least amount of money after over indulging at Christmas. A month with nothing exciting to look forward to Where no one wants to make plans. You became the month of bad […]

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Grief, deaths partner, is a thief

How are you supposed to like the world when you’re not sure you even like yourself anymore. There was a moment there the light was getting brighter, It was joyous. My core felt warmer, the kindling in my soul started to smoulder The dull ache of pain that has been with me since you left […]

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Regrets, I’ve got a few

I wish we’d have talked more about death That each time you started the conversation I hadn’t changed the subject. I wish I hadn’t told you not to worry Telling you we had plenty of time to talk about it ‘Cause although you’d accepted it, you were still scared of it You still didn’t want […]

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