Published : It takes six months

It’s six months after dad’s passing…a million emotions have gone through me through these trying times. I am grateful to my husband, my girls, and my sister for holding me and helping me through. My poem ‘ Six months’ is published by Rebelle Society. Thoughts, regrets, memories ebb, and flow but the journey continues. A…

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And then pa?

I stand watching you While you fight for your life Your breathing slow, each breath slower than the last I hear the machines beeping, an urgency And then there is silence, they beep no more I see you sleeping Like you’ve dozed off like you used to, before, when we were young while telling a…

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HELPLESS

I visit the senior home- there is a cage in the basement with parakeets that greet and potted plants in the hallway. The walls are pink and cheery and the floors are clean and shiny The air smells like the pool and the hospital – Chlorine and Dettol I take the lift upstairs to where…

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