short story #35: The Last Time

He still remembered the last time he held her in one of his bear hugs. He could still feel the warm kiss she gave on his forehead. He had closed his eyes and savoured the moment even as he tucked a wayward strand of her hair behind her ear. If only he had known at … Continue reading short story #35: The Last Time

Five years later…

Five years ago, our lives were changed forever. This day snatched away a very precious part of our family. We lost Rocky, our beloved Labrador Retriever to a prolonged illness. Our family lost a beloved son. I lost my constant partner in crime, my huggable moron, the only soul who could melt my heart with … Continue reading Five years later…

Grief

Grief is a powerful feelingThey say it has seven stagesI don't know about thatBut I strongly believeThat grief is like the waves,In a turbulent sea.It comes and goesBut it sustains,In a never-ending manner.It grips your heart,Forces you to haveUps and downsOver and over again.It creates new woundsBut often, grief rips openOld healed wounds too.No matter … Continue reading Grief

Open Letter #2: Dear Chester Bennington,

Dear Chester, I can't quite believe that you've been gone for over a year. It seems as if it were yesterday that I heard that shocking news for the first time. I stared blankly, reading and re-reading the message. Surely, it couldn't be true! The message didn't sink in then. Neither did it sink in … Continue reading Open Letter #2: Dear Chester Bennington,

Going through the 7 stages….

It's tough but it remains a fact that's never been proven otherwise - You never really know how much someone means to you unless you're about to lose them or when you lose them. I'm not saying that it's because you love them any less... but you realize how much you love them at these critical moments... … Continue reading Going through the 7 stages….