Tag Archives: bereavement

Magic boxes

He held in his hand A magic box And showed me a love long gone, But still present. . Love never dies. . May we be happy that we can mourn, For it means we can love. Do not be … Continue reading

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Tears

Tears & tears One washes, One rips. . The little dog yelps and barks joining The tantrum of holy righteous anger and wounded inner child Roiling in my belly. No cuddling comforting Therapy Dog is She – But fierce in … Continue reading

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Farewell

I said goodbye to a friend today. His name was Sam, And he was larger than life, A bear of a dog, Gentle and fierce… He protected his family’s heart through the many transitions of life, And he continues to … Continue reading

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Oxytocin

As the tears flowed The little dog jumped into Her lap. Salted orbs splashed onto white fur as Arms scooped the pup up, And She settled into the arms like a baby, Releasing chemicals into both of their brains, And … Continue reading

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Skipper

Who needs bridges? Not the Skipper of a schooner! Sail on, my friend….you have navigated many a soul and many a sea, Now is the time to let it be. Thank you for your service.

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Alex’s Dog

Alex’s dog knew all his secrets, and never told them to anyone. but when he died, he discovered that St. Peter knew them too. so he went to St. Francis, who smiled with a nod – and said nothing is … Continue reading

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whole cloth

she walked into my life and is still helping me put the pieces together when things feel like they are coming apart. we may look all patchwork on the outside – but inside we are all love.

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