Tag Archives: relationships

THE PRICE OF LOVE

Grief never ends, but it changes. It is a passage, not a place to stay. Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith, it is the price of love. – Anonymous He was the sun, the … Continue reading

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X. TO DAYS REMEMBERED

It has always been here. Like ballast dragged astern, The dread this day portends Has floated on the streams of life. Its aging memories boom like thunder, More loud and violent Than storm-tossed midnight skies Filled with humid, fetid air … Continue reading

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IX. NO DIFFERENCE

My Dearest Most Beloved Zee, It is a wonderful day today. The sun is shining. It is 65 degrees. A day of breath-taking beauty, really. And I am confused. For all the darkness and shadows, the raw brokenness of the … Continue reading

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2002/11/07 | LETTERS TO ZEE: DEDICATION

For Zee, who has made it possible. And for Susanna, Michelle, Andrew and Anna, who are precious, much beloved children, well-deserving of a father and grandfather who is loved and admired, adored and respected, greatly valued as the truly special … Continue reading

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VIII. MAY IT BE

My Dearest, Most Beloved Zee, Such poignant moments we shared together. Hard to describe, special moments of intimacy. We righted wrongs, built businesses, loved children, shared laughter, healed old wounds, touched each other’s hearts, drank deeply of pleasure. The joy, … Continue reading

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2002/11/03 | THE GIFT

From the beginning, I have known you were different, that this time wasn’t anything like the other ones. I have felt a freedom with you, a security I have never known before. There are no rules, no rôles, no restrictions … Continue reading

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VII. COMFORT

My Dearest, Most Beloved Zee, You told me once that when I don’t hear from you to take comfort in knowing that you are alive. Where is my comfort now? Is it in knowing that you lived and we were … Continue reading

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