Tag: grief

doubting my ability to cope

doubting my ability to cope tomorrow

I’m sitting here watching my little five-year-old grandson play with his toys. Everyone is gone but him and me. He’s oblivious to my pain. He’s absorbed in his own world, just like a five-year-old should be. He looks at me and giggles and I smile. How can I […]

dream of my mom

when dreams will never come true

As I sit and watch my mom, it’s like she’s only sleeping and will wake up any moment and ask for coffee. We’ll sit and enjoy our coffee together. I’ll ask her what day she’d like to go get her flowers to plant. “Hey, mom, why don’t we […]