Reflecting on the loss of parents, something which many of my friends are going through.
Sometimes when I can’t find the words for someones loss
I send leaves, flowers and hearts
a poetry of stickers
for them to interpret how they wish
If I know them well I might
share a special memory of the person
lost and how that will always be
But when stickers, and flowers, and
everything just don’t seem to fit
I scroll past silently and think of them
and write this to send.
For anyone of my friends and readers who has lost a parent
To all my friends losing parents this week
I don’t know your parents except
through anything you do that is inspired by them,
and anything you build in their legacy,
Or anything you do opposite to them (because you need to),
but you still loved them because
they made you see yourself clearly.
To all the friends losing parents
in the last few…
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