Category Archives: Grief

Memories

It’s been almost a year. Seems more like a lifetime. There was no funeral. No tears, or laughter. Only silence. And a small, but steady, hurrah. Copyright Suzanne Norton 2016

Posted in Death, Grief, Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Writing Releases the Pressure

Writing releases the pressure As tears release the pain. Softening the displeasure Of  not seeing you again. Copyright Suzanne Norton 2015

Posted in Grief, Poetry, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I Was Listening

I was listening as she told me it wouldn’t cost extra to drop my married name. I was listening when she said there would be money for the kids. I was listening as she posed the questions that would provide … Continue reading

Posted in Divorce, Grief, Poetry, Separation | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Raw Materials

Thank you for leaving me here raw, with all the necessary materials for heartache and good poetry. Copyright Suzanne Norton 2015 Send me a comment if you can relate.

Posted in Grief, Heartache, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

The Informant

Embrace the pain, Don’t turn it away. It’s there to inform you. Copyright Suzanne Norton 2015

Posted in Buddhhism, Grief, Loss, Love, Pain, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

You Weren’t On My Schedule Today

I came to the library looking for a quiet place to balance my accounts. I didn’t invite you. Yet here you are.  Again. You said I didn’t give you enough space, now you won’t leave me alone. You occupy my … Continue reading

Posted in Essay, Feelings, Grief, Heartache, Love, Poetry, Relatioships | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Risky Business

“It’s better to have lost in love than to never have loved at all.” What about the searing pain when love is lost? Is it worth the cost? For that powerful feeling of  love. What do you think? copyright Suzanne … Continue reading

Posted in Grief, Joy, Loss, Love, Poetry | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments