I read this poem that a friend sent. It is a poem of depth, that reveals more meaning with each reading.. It really is beautiful and I wanted to share it.
A Good Death
May you die as did that good man William Blake
who, shortly before, broke into singing:
before that, called his wife an angel
and drew her, not just her face, but her whole and spiritual body.
Closer to it he said he would forever be…Continue
Steve and I used to get up at 5 every morning, have our morning coffee, then go to the gym for some exercise. During the last month of his life he was too tired to go to the gym, so we just enjoyed 1 1/2 hours of coffee and conversation each morning. One time I shared with him that when I was working in pediatric nursing I had cared for two children who battled with cancer, and that each family took a different path in dealing with the grief and loss. The path that seemed to resonate most…Continue