New Land

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in Life After Phoenix, Poetry | 2 Comments

When Phoenix was born somebody gave us this poem, “Welcome to Holland.”  In the beginning it helped calm some of the fear. Yes, we were sad that Phoenix was born different. We were scared for her future. As time went on, we did discover the beauty that she brought into our lives. Later, I read […]

How Can I?

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in Dear Phoenix, Poetry | 4 Comments

Dear Phoenix, How can I keep going without you? How can I cook dinner without shooing you away from the hot oven? How can I do the dishes without you trying to crawl into the dishwasher? How can I eat or drink anything without sharing with you? How can I go to the store without […]

Bubbles and Cobwebs

Posted by on Sep 3, 2014 in Life After Phoenix | 2 Comments

Sometimes it takes everything in me not to scream. Other times I scream until my voice gives out.  There is something wrong with my life. Something (somebody) is missing I will never have my normal back. I am an empty shell. Last Tuesday Luke and I went to a Compassionate Friends meeting. Compassionate Friends is an […]