Category: death

Broken Dance

death and grief begin their dance in my heart again, again I’m to tread the worn flagstone again to pick up my broken heart, carry on lend my aching shoulder for my friend’s grief steeling my soul so my support may, strong be

Unforeseen Anguish

burned into my cortex profound sadness, misery in my father’s eyes his daughter was gone the only one who followed him into barbering as now my good friend’s loss of his only daughter there, in his eyes, voice, manner despair, heartache, grief however strong,…

What a couple of weeks…

I do not write about work very often. Preferring it is our business, so to speak. But at these times, as a part of my own route to healing, this I need do. Mortality: “the state of being subject to death” How often I’ve…

This Tranquil Field of Slumber

soldiers afield ripped from their mother’s arms into the devils contest fields of slaughter amidst mayhem of cannon fodder amidst lead firestorms awaiting the very possible the probable, quenching of life and breath thank you for your sacrifice

Relax, I shall try…

phone, left at the office email re-directed to another time’s come for away, away, away first time since stepping into leadership September last has the phone, email been held, nipped, cut off this Annus horribilis misinformed bullshit via government’s hogtie, expounded via media’s rude…

Enigmatic

Last Monday night, as we were all leaving work, K was making a funny face to us as she drove away. The next morning, warm, sunny, I was driving in and had this flash, this image of K, lying on the floor, receiving chest…

A Visit With the Dying

a family messaged come, witness a Nation’s elder prepares for ancestor’s fields soon, I hope at liberty finds her soul derailing pain racking her body in grief happy her flight will be © 2014 by DC Lessoway