On my blog Poems In The Wild, I will be posting poems about the dying and death of a dear brother-in-law, some years ago, starting tomorrow. When I wrote them, the process was cathartic and the writing helped me to process and learn from the experience. Writing the poems made me feel close again to my brother-in-law even after his death.
You may well find these poems of interest on various levels.
- If you have lost someone and are looking for comfort or catharsis or clarity
- If you are interested in the way writing can heal
- If you too are mystified or frightened by death.
I can’t wash away your grief but perhaps I can stand alongside you for a moment or two.
You’ll find the poems on my blog, starting here with a short introduction:
pic & poem by rachel mcalpine cc-by-2.0