Those of us who are dying can often feel alone. They’re turning into butterflies, when their loved ones, even though they may mean well, want to keep them as caterpillars.
A Friend’s Mother’s Last Words: My good friend, Laura Skilbeck, kept a note of what her mother said during her final moments. Like many people who have read it, I felt the need to share it.
What is there to fear…
It truly is simple,
The relation between life and death:
Flash non-fiction inspired by the old man who died outside my parents’ home, when I was a teenager.
It has always amazed me how the majority of us avoid talking about the inevitable. Think about that for a second… We don’t talk about what’s definitely going to happen. Why? Because we’re scared of it. I’ll repeat that: We don’t talk about what’s definitely going to happen because what’s definitely going to happen scaresContinue reading “Not Accepting the Inevitable Makes No Sense”
Don’t be afraid to let go Of your beautiful, breathless sigh. I will not let you fall. I will not let you die. I am your lifeline, The one you try to sever; I am the wish-granting shadow, Helping you live forever. Just look me in the eyes And tell me your tale, For thisContinue reading “Letting Go – A Poem”