“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.
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.
Written twenty years ago, Ken’s bravely shares his inspiring poem about the experience of losing a child to miscarriage.