Category Archives: Death

Mozart’s Requiem, Birthday and Memorial

“How do you feel about going to a memorial on your birthday?” asked my husband, some weeks ago. I don’t know about you, but usually there’s some fuss about me on my birthday… Flowers, phone-calls, a family brunch or dinner, and … Continue reading

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an ode to a child that’s gone

I was upset this morning about your room Your room was left messy There were clothes on the floor Toys on your bed Crumbs of your favorite cookie on your desk You watched too much TV And you forgot to … Continue reading

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I Live Until I Die

I had breakfast with a friend who was diagnosed with a very aggressive cancer. She was told that she has about six months to live. She wanted her bagel toasted, and decaf coffee. As long as she’s alive, she is … Continue reading

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