Stories tagged grief

Daylilies

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I’d offer a catalogue of daylilies with names you’d appreciate: Prairie Blue Eyes

There is no heartbeat, Mrs Stirling.

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I lost a baby two years ago. At 8.5 weeks after seeing her heart beat. I haven't been able to talk about it, but I can write about it. My throat cracks and splinters when I begin to form a thought or word or phrase. I took such great care when…

The Sextant

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I was hope, and you were what I can only call consolation, as day after day you remained a grief in my throat.

Grief Has No Welcome Garment

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Twice burned, it buries its graves.

Four Hearts & Jonquils

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I near the spot where life stopped,

Women on Motorcycles

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Do you want this, you ask, and hand me a blue silk shirt of hers with small yellow flowers. I'm afraid to say no, in case it makes you remember all over again.

The Night Season

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the equator of havoc