RoseAnn V. Shawiak

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A Capsule Of Grief - Poem by RoseAnn V. Shawiak

When my Mom died, I didn't ever want to have friends or relationships again, thinking, what's the sense? they'll only die too! .
Just wanting to stay home, be safe, not have to reach out to anyone.
It's natural and normal when you're hurting so much, because the grief is so personal. It's hard to share it.
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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Finally letting go because of my best friend, Rose, who showed me how to laugh, feel joy and live again, just by being there for me. Wanda reaching out to me in friendship also, helping me to grow in other ways.

Comments about A Capsule Of Grief by RoseAnn V. Shawiak

  • (10/25/2013 11:42:00 AM)

    I lost my grandmother two years ago and this poem made my eyes all teary (Report) Reply

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  • Diana Van Den Berg (10/1/2013 3:27:00 AM)

    Forgive me, please, for envying you, your mother. (Report) Reply

  • Meena Mustafa (3/8/2013 7:56:00 PM)

    I can well relate to this poem of yours as I too have lost my mom and miss her dearly. (Report) Reply

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