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 […]


I used to thinkthat time would healthese woundsbut you won’t let itdo the trick.You rise upinto my lifeevery time I get myselfunder control again.Spattered.Scattered.My emotions roll awayfrom mein your presence,as you knewthey would.You planned itthat way. This post is for the Indie Ink writing challenge. This week I was challenged by Travis from Voluntary Tourette’s […]

The Fourth of July – A Holiday in Poetry

The Fourth – by Shel Silverstein Oh CRASH! my BASH! it’s BANG! the ZANG! Fourth WHOOSH! of BAROOOM! July WHEW! Have a happy and safe Fourth of July, everyone!

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