“She is my Mother. She birthed me and gave me life. And I will birth her into the next one.”
“I will make peace. I have to make peace, in order to die in peace, wherever, whenever that may be.”
Janaya Martin’s intimate and candid poem about coping with the death of her father while trying to cultivate forgiveness.
Growing up, Belinda thought being “strong” meant protecting her family from her emotions. Many years later, she realized who she really needed to protect.
Featured on National Public Radio, this is Michael’s powerful, evocative poem about the day of his father’s funeral.
A jaw-dropping story of one woman’s journey through traumatic grief, attempted suicide, and crippling seizures, and onward to healing and leadership.
Lisa’s journey of dealing with her father’s death expressed as a haiku in three parts: shock, grief, and closure.
Laura lost her only brother to suicide. On her journey of healing, she wrote this beautiful, moving, and intimate poem.
Claire faced death when her brother died, but little did she know that she’d soon face her own mortality and find strength she never knew she had.
Rick teased and bullied Sid when they were young. Little did he know that this man would become his role model for generosity, love, and forgiveness.