Story archives - tag: "mourning"


The same night my brother died, a church burned down across the city and my sister-in-law disappeared without a word.

tags: death mourning brother sister-in-law [add]

2008-09-10 18:07:41 / Rating: 704.25 /


Over two months later and I still can't bring myself to delete his name from my phone

tags: friend death mourning denial car wreck Tyler Varnado [add]

2008-04-08 17:04:35 / Rating: 882.5 /

Aeryn Lee

I told my boss that when my dog died I would need a week of for a death in the family.

tags: dog death mourning [add]

2008-03-05 12:35:33 / Rating: 633.75 /


My wife died eight days before her 35th birthday which would have been ten days ago.

tags: mourning death wife [add]

2007-12-31 11:57:49 / Rating: 648.25 /

Harrison's Dad

During the 90 minutes he was in our arms, his mother and I loved him a lifetime.

tags: premature infant loss death mourning love [add]

2007-11-26 12:35:50 / Rating: 1118 /


Knowing that my miscarriage brought him relief is something I'm not sure I'll ever forget.

tags: miscarriage mourning relationship pain loss [add]

2007-06-22 10:48:05 / Rating: 3236.5 /


I stood under the stars as a man, and sang a requiem for the boy I had been.

tags: man stars requiem mourning life [add]

2007-02-20 15:23:21 / Rating: 684.75 /


After experiencing the situation myself I suddenly realised you can spot if any person's parents are dead by the natural sadness on their face.

tags: parents death mourning [add]

2006-09-11 16:11:52 / Rating: 709.25 /