Monday, May 19, 2014

eight months without you

On our way home from Lutsen, 
on the shore of Lake Superior 
I wrote his name in lake stones. 
My love and grief are so powerful
and so entwined around my heart
it takes my breath away.

I can wish for things to be different all I want, plead for this to not be our reality, for him to be returned to us..., but it will never happen. I took all his rocks home with me, not knowing exactly what I'll do with them yet..., but it's things like this that keep him close. It's all I have - create for him, grasp on to it, bring him with us wherever we go.

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