Posts for loss

Like a Penny

General/Column March 21, 2016

We entered the room in parade formation, our gait slow and rehearsed. The silence of the ventilator momentarily paralyzes me….

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Clothes

In Mother Words Blog February 22, 2016

My daughter is now six, but she was three when my husband was diagnosed. At four, she lost her father…

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The Babies You Lose

Babyhood January 18, 2016

You try to hold them, not with your hands of course, because though they are part of you, as close…

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Before Great Pain, a Formal Feeling Comes

Toddlers to Teens January 18, 2016

We decorate the living room, twinkle-lights strung across the ceiling from one corner to the other. Mechanically, we lift the…

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