The Aftermath of the Storm – A Poem by Heather

Yesterday, I shared a poem that David wrote after we witnessed the most beautiful sunset at a nearby park. Today, I share the poem that I wrote at the same time. We didn’t read each other’s work or exchange ideas until after we had finished writing. I think it’s fascinating, seeing the similarities and the […]

The Hungry Earth – A Poem by David

We spent yesterday evening at a new park near the airport, where the sky is more open than I’ve seen since we left Texas. It inspired both David and I to write. Today, I share David’s eloquent poetry. Tomorrow, I will share mine. The Hungry Earth My watery eyes gaze transfixed upon the ocean of […]

A Memory Box of Treasures

I’ve done a lot of thinking and remembering in these last few days leading up to Clara’s first birthday. Earlier this week, I went through the memory box that we received from the hospital, taking time to appreciate these treasures that help us capture our short time with Clara. We have a stack of cards […]

We Are The Rememberers

David and I are going to our first infant loss support group meeting tonight, hosted by Share Upstate. We’ve talked about going to a meeting since July, but he normally works too late. I’m very nervous about going, at the same time that I’m looking forward to it. I think it will be a very […]

Where I’m From – The Story of Me

Where I’m From… I am from the front porch swing, from Strawberry Shortcake and sweet tea. I am from the flat-roofed house, square, blue, warm. I am from the grass, azaleas, mountains, the trees, roses, and the river. I am from one present on Christmas Eve and silly names for cats, from Cosette and Tom, […]

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