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Just One More Moment

What I wouldn't give to go back to that Friday April afternoon. If I only knew then what I know now, I would've spent the all afternoon with you. If I had only known that would be the last birthday I was to celebrated with you, I never would've left your side. If only I… Continue reading Just One More Moment

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Remembering

Five years ago today I drunkenly and selfishly sat in shock and denial. I couldn't function, had no motivation to try to function, and was as close to giving up as I've ever been. The next few days were all a blur. All I really remember is the soul crushing, almost numbing pain I felt… Continue reading Remembering

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It’s Christmastime Now

It's Christmastime now But you already know that. What's it like for you there? Do you miss us as much as we miss you? Surely it has so much more meaning where you are; It must be Divine. The weather is changing, too, Getting colder by the day. Darkness falls earlier and earlier each afternoon… Continue reading It’s Christmastime Now

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Tears From Heaven

The rain pours down like tears from Heaven today and I can't help but think of You. It rained the day we said our final goodbye, I remember thinking the rain was so appropriate, For the sun surely couldn't shine when I was so devastated and You were gone, Forever. Except You're not gone, This… Continue reading Tears From Heaven

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The Gift of Death

Around two o'clock in the morning I was awoken by a call from my grandmother that changed everything. I knew it was coming, my grandfather had been on hospice for a week, but nothing could’ve prepared me for the deep grief that instantly took my mind, body, heart, and soul hostage. I was surprised to… Continue reading The Gift of Death

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Daily Prompt: Realize

via Daily Prompt: Realize An avid lover of music, two bands hold special places in my heart. These two bands transcend generations, and I can't think of many others that possess such talent. Some of my fondest memories include singing along to The Eagles' "New York Minute" with my Nana as we drove through the… Continue reading Daily Prompt: Realize