1. He doesn't want me at the grave.
My senses arrest
whenever I go.
I don't understand.
Only the tangible part of him is there -
But sometimes it's easier to think of him at a certain place.
2. I worked so hard to
process my loss;
find my core again;
live with intention and appreciation.
Grief can still be a formidable river.
3. I'm glad I made the choice to move forward.
A mind shift is how I explain it -
acceptance of life as joy and sorrow,
acceptance of the rewards and disappointments within all relationships,
acceptance of answers I won't find in this life,
acceptance of loving again and needing occasional help.
4. I may not have thought about him today.
We were so busy. And happy.
playing at the park,
listening to live music,
Being a mom is the best thing to ever happen to me.
Did I ever think the rain would let up?
I drive again, almost any distance.
I don't envision loved ones dying - unless there is a powerful trigger.
I can speak about acceptance and truly mean it five minutes, five hours, five days later.
6. Kaleidoscope living:
We are broken pieces and whole pieces
creating new patterns
as we shift and look up into the Light.
7. My heart will always ache when to my mind he comes