Two years since goodbye

I think of you when I look at my kids. I yearn to hear you laugh at the crazy things they do. I wish you’d stop by the house and take us out for lunch. I still feel I should leave an empty chair for you at their activities or birthdays. You were always a couple minutes late but prepared with your video camera. I wish you weren’t a memory to them. I wish you weren’t a story. … More Two years since goodbye

I Wasn’t Ready

I wasn’t ready For you to be a memory A box filled with parts of you. I wasn’t ready For you to be a story Something only I can know. I wasn’t ready To feel the void of your presence For your voice to be a fleeting sound. I wasn’t ready To remember you. I … More I Wasn’t Ready