Vanaand se stukkie is vandag vir my gestuur deur een van my nuwe vriendinne, ook’n Mamma wat nie haar baba kon huis toe neem nie.


I had my own notion of grief

I thought  it was a sad time

that followed the death of someone you love

and you had to push through it

to get to the other side.

But I’m learning there is no other side.

There is no pushing through.

But rather,

There is absorption.



And grief is not something that you complete

But rather you endure

Grief is not a task to finish

and move on,

But an element of yourself-

                                                            An alteration of your being.

A new way of seeing,

A new definition of self.




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