Tag Archives: grief

Note from a Small Dog: Loved to Death

It was in July 2017 that my two-legses committed the unthinkable sin of losing The Ball. Not just any ball… I have many in my toy box… but The Ball. The One. The Special Ball. I’d had that ball a … Continue reading

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For some reason, the image moved me to tears. The ninety-four year old monarch standing, black-clad, alone and in silent respect, beside the tomb of a man buried six years before her birth on the centenary of his committal to … Continue reading

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For My Friend ~ Helen Glynn Jones

‘When you part from your friend, you grieve not; for that which you love most in him will be clearer in his absence, as the mountain to the climber is clearer from the plain.’ Ah, good old Kahlil Gibran, always … Continue reading

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A bridge he never crossed back… ~ Ashwini Nawathe #writephoto

Did you know that, a staggering number of over one million of Indian troops served overseas during World War I, of whom 62,000 died and another 67,000 were wounded. In total at least 74,187 Indian soldiers died during the war. … Continue reading

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Light ~ Honoré Dupuis #writephoto

In this blinding light, on such a bright morning, I seek your smile, a sign, even a shard of memory. Where are you, in this, or another world? Do the rays of our star still caress your skin? Continue reading … Continue reading

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The Way of Stars ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

They were like stars, swirling low and high across the sky, marking the path of time and soul and light and dark and what will come and what had been. As the murmuration rose and swelled, so did the sorrow … Continue reading

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A surreal Sunday… Life, death and beauty

You could see, just from Nick’s posture, that something was very wrong. As I walked towards the garden from the street where I had left the car, there was just something in the bleak way he was holding himself, looking … Continue reading

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Ginny Combs ~ Violet Lentz #writephoto

He swung a right, at what was left of an old barn foundation and slowed, winding down the faded ribbon of  Ol’ Ginny Combs Road, as it laced its way to the house where he and his would live out … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Eating snow with Jo Pinto

I’ve eaten a fair bit of snow in my time. Granted, it is usually attached to a ball…’cause if you get the ball rolling juust right, it can pick up loads of the stuff! It’s a good game… though some … Continue reading

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Summer Reflection ~ James Pyles #writephoto

Twenty-nine year old Melanie Snyder stood sobbing at the shore of the lake where her Grandpa’s ashes had been scattered two years ago. She purposely had one hand inside her coat touching something precious she was wearing around her neck. … Continue reading

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