Be The Verb

when we lost

our son

we lost

each other

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we were shells

empty

hurting

voids

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different ways

of grieving

disconnected

us

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our raw pain

forced unrealistic

expectations

upon ourselves

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feeling

emotionally abandoned

unable to help

heal

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I’m sorry

I let you down

when you needed

me

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I’m learning

to forgive

myself

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be the verb

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Believe

we all fear

becoming

what we fear

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vulnerable

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trust

our ignorance

in love

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be still

keep dancing

life will not always

make sense

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learn to love

our contradictions

we’re nothing

we’re everything

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find comfort

in doubt

sometimes

it’s the only light

we’ll ever have

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believe

“I learn by going where I have to go” ~ theodore roethke

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