The Winter Of My Discontent

Finding The End of Unhappiness

“Denial helps us to pace our feelings of grief. There is a grace in denial. It is nature’s way of letting in only as much as we can handle.” Elisabeth Kubler-Ross A funeral Last Tuesday, I left for Indiana to attend my Mamaw’s funeral. In the days following her death, I was feeling waves of …

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“Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.” — Alphonse de Lamartine I’ve decided to cancel all scheduled posts for this week. I’ll be traveling out of state to say goodbye to my mamaw and the grieving process seems to be impeding my ability to concentrate on anything for very long. I …

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Grief is in two parts. The first is loss. The second is the remaking of life. Anne Roiphe I wasn’t going to post again until Tuesday but, earlier this evening, I got word that my beloved grandmother is not long for our world and I wanted to post a poem for her. I can’t tell …

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