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It gets easier...

I remember writing to this site late last year when it seemed as though I could not go on. I had gone through a difficult stage in my life and I just wanted

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Death where is thy pangs

When the mirror is broken you no longer see your image. On that dreadful day 29/3/19 that you departed this world to join the saints it has not been same

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MY FATHER

MY FATHER EMMANUEL OLADELE FALOLA, OH HOW I MISS YOU SO MUCH. YOU WERE A REAL ICON TO THIS WORLD. YOU IMPACTED MY LIFE WITH YOUR WORDS, PERSEVERANCE AND

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Tribute to my dad... Mr. Uboge Fidelis Ejimkonye

I don’t think I can be able to type all the things you did for us(your kids). You were quiet mostly, but also funny. You never judged us by gender, you

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To my dear daddy Ji

Dear Daddy Ji Can not believe you have left us- we will always remember and love you.You have a left a big void in our lives and life will never be the

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A good Dad

Dad I really miss you,never knew you would leave us so suddenly,you were a good man,you advised me provided for me tried your best in helping people, I

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Adeleke Samuel IREWOLEDE (7th of Jan. 2008) 56 years

Love leaves a memory no one can steal, but death leaves a memory no one can heal. It's sad to know that my dad left us exactly a decade ago, but again

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KOI THAI SIOW 19/5/43 - 5/7/18

I love you mama, words could never enough to describe how much I miss you. I keep myself occupied as much as I could in order to skip a moments to remind

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Through the Eyes of a Lion by Levi Lusko

Written by Christian pastor. Levi Lusko gives a down to earth, biblically based description of the journey,that he and his wife travel through following

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A Journey Grief

At first I was completely stunned. As though walking in a daze. I could not accept that you were gone. But gradually, I left that phase. Then came pain

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TWO PHOTOGRAPHS, 1858-2017 [written for the last of the elder generation of Whitakers]

TWO PHOTOGRAPHS, 1858-2017 Women and men in their Sunday best On the front porch in summertime Massachusetts woods There, three men are looking at A

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My beloved Mom!

The best place in the world to be in is the lap of my beloved mother. I cherish the photos where she is holding me as a toddler. Mother, you will live

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MY MOTHER: MIRRORED POND REFLECTION

MIRRORED POND REFLECTION Reflections on our lives Reflections of your success's and fails Hunting there in the mist Walking quietly to your stand Looking

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"What's it like to grieve?"

I wrote this in 2004 after my fiance', Rick, passed away. I wrote it because people kept telling me they understand what i'm going through and I didn't

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I WILL BE THERE

Hang the fairy lights and mistletoe. And decorate the tree. Leave mince pies out for Santa. And my slippers out for me. And I'll be there with you at

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H.Buff Herr Thank you grief

thank you grief for leading me to atheism for granting me rage and regret thank you grief for terrifying me for disavowing me of the courage i thought

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My son died because The health system failed him.

My son Marcus died 4/8/2019 He was a mentally ill homeless person, Marcus also had a OCD for cleaning and cleaning his hands body restrooms. On 3/26/2019

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Love Never Ends....

My son was always welcoming to everyone, especially his family. People around him would always say that he bragged about his brothers,sister and parents.

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Virginia Jenkins 1/12/1929- 8/11/2017

My Mother My mother died today She breathed out the life that she had lived and rested in the stillness The heartbeat that had laid alongside mine since

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One quick instant

My son who was 48 years old died on a beautiful sunny Sunday, July 2, 2017, stateside. The family temporarily living in Japan when I got the call he was

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Your Always On My Mind Ted Leopard

TED E. LEOPARD AKA EDWARD, ED; I LOVED YOU FROM DAY ONE 1970. WITH OUR VOWS WE TOOK. MY LOVE WILL NEVER STOP. YOU GAVE ME SO MUCH LOVE,HAPPINESS AND OUR

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to my father, Christiaan Timoteus

It has been five years since you departed this earth, but the pain is still as fresh as if it were yesterday. I miss you dad I miss you dad I miss you

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Tribute to my Hero. Sir Ifeanyi .P. Ikwuazom

Daddy I never believed that you will leave us on that faithful day. It happened like a movie and now you are no where to be found . the legacies you left

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I love you Ma and miss you 2/6/29 - 2/12/17

I love you Ma. I will always miss you. I think about you so much. I know you are with Dad now and can walk and dance. There is no more of that wheelchair,

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I need prayers right now

I recently applied for ssn disability and I already had to borrow money from a financial institution to pay last months rent. I recently was hospitalized

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My Partner, My Best Friend, My Angel

It was amazing when we first met. Your personality was just like mine. Overtime, we bonded and had become closer. We made plans to go places and do things

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God's Little Angel Too

We only met just for a moment For you barely saw the light of day. God sent you here, then changed his mind. And took you back the other way. And it is

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Please Heal and Restore Our Relationship

Lord, Please speak to Luca's mind, heart and spirit to compel him to contact me and ask for my forgiveness and to speak to me so we can heal our broken

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AN "ICON" PA JOSHUA OLUFEMI JEBODA "JOJ"

It is sad to know that my dad left, but again it is a loving memory for me when I think about the life of my dad and all he did for me. The good memories

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Engineer Andrew "Lemmy" George Nene

I don't have the words to express how much I miss you. I was with you when you breathed your last. Me, daddy's girl. From a tender age you told me that

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Prayer for shelter

Right now we are about to get put out of the hotel we are in because we don't have 150 dollars it's raining and we have no where to go I hope God is in

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ltionship

Please, keep DEJAN J. and me in continued prayers for: Improvement, developing and deepening of our relationship; STRENGTHENING OF OUR LOVE; THAT GOD

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For my son Tommy after his sudden passing by a hit and run drunk driver 8/25/1997

Together Again For some do not know and they curse the reason why; their beloved is taken so early in life. It only happens to other’s you see; it will

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Your Garden's Grief

Each morning, my reflection speaks your eyes And stories of solemn glances, wisdom, smiles. Your voice imprinted; unfading;my mind wanders... The day is

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Title/ "You Were There" for my beloved Brother

To Hold my Hand when I was small, To pick me up when I would fall. We Laughed and Hugged and said funny things, both of us not knowing what life would

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A Journey Through Grief

At first I felt completely stunned. As though walking in a daze. I could not accept that you were gone. But gradually, I left that phase. Then came pain

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Brandon's Gifts

Brandon’s Gifts A Father’s Story of Love There’s a hole in my heart and a wondering that will never leave, and yet, I have had a great life. His name

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Since you been gone my soul went with you also

My husband and i were married for 46 yrs. He was 58 yrs old when he started having balance problems he wouldnt want to go see his dr. One day he fell and

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Sudden Loss Brings a Different Kind Of Grief.

I found my husband's body swimming in a pool of blood right outside my bedroom sliding glass door leading to the patio. He had fallen off the roof. He

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living in a parallel world

I met and married a dream of a man. He was everything I ever wanted. He was my package. We lived and raised our family in the same home, 27yrs. My sister

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My loving son, Scott

Scott was my son that was someone that I loved dearly. He was a great athlete and even played professional hockey. He worked hard at everything he did

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My son Christopher Hickman

I lost my son on February 3rd 2017 he was my only child I have cried every day since. He wasn't just my son he was my best friend and a large part of

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Losing SJ

Its like a movie that replays through your mind over and over again. To hear the words pronounced dead and we did all that we could do was the worst thing

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TRIBUTE TO A FATHER INDEED - PA FRANCIS MORONKEJI AKINYEYE

TRIBUTE TO A FATHER INDEED - BABA TEACHER Little did I know that a true father has to be firm, principled, disciplined, truthful and hard on his children

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My Dad...Alexander Sharp, Jr.

My dad never met a stranger. He was a good and honest man who just loved to talk about anything, especially his tractor, goats, ducks, birds (especially

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TRIBUTE TO A FATHER INDEED - PA FRANCIS MORONKEJI AKINYEYE

TRIBUTE TO A FATHER INDEED - BABA TEACHER Little did I know that a true father has to be firm, principled, disciplined, truthful and hard on his children

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Tribute to baba Elder Peter Onaiwu Osaigbovo

“Oto dede ukhun dede eroghorumwonkpa” is a saying my father often use. I have so much to say and yet I don't know what to say because I am short of words.

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My Heart Still Looks For You - Dad

My Dad, precisely on Wednesday, 31st of August 2016 at exactly 9.38am, you embark on the transition to your creator, God Almighty, The Giver and Sustainer

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I hammed Oyeunji,Mum my siblings and all Oyetunji Familys in Gbogan in Osun State Missing you every moment DAD

Can't believe i won't see you anymore My dad (Alhaji Abudul Waidi Oyetunji) ,....It's 8days today you answered GOD call. But the most important thing I

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