Death Of A Loved One.

“It is a curious thing, the death of a loved one. .. It is like walking up the stairs to your bedroom in the dark, and thinking there is one more stair than there is. Your foot falls down, through the air, and there is a sickly moment of dark surprise as you try and…

Best Writing Tip

Hi everyone,Hope you’re all doing well and staying safe.I’ve recently submitted an essay about the best writing tip I’ve ever received and thought I’d ask here: What’s the best writing tip you’ve ever received? Looking forward to read about it in the comment below. ©ZeinaA.G

I Write Because…

I write because I know what it’s like to be invisible,And to feel hurt and alone.I write because it’s my way of handling disappointments,And to face this world one heartache at a time. I write to find true love and connection.And to find a common ground between me and others.I write because I know what…

You’re A Survivor

Pain shoots through each cell of your body, stripping you away from everything you ever loved. You are left trembling from your wounds. You question your ability to survive, while you’re dragging yourself to function. The only thing that makes sense is remaining quiet and for a period of time, you do. But, your silence…

Thank You For Being Strong

Sadness clouded her heart as she stood in church waiting for the service to end.The thought of every conversation ending up as memory made her soul ache. The thought of that moment being the last goodbye made tears stream down her face.After her tears dried she approached the coffin,And all she could quietly whisper was,…

When Grief Knocks On Your Door….

When grief knocks on your door several times….You learn to re-build a new life that will never be the same as the old one.You learn to grieve all the old times.You learn to get by the bad moments by connecting with others,And trying to support the people around you. You learn to let the difficult…

R.I.P Grandma💖

You’ve always been strong. I loved spending time with you and watching your face light up with pride during your grandkids’ school parties.I don’t know what else to say except that nothing will ever be the same again…Thank you teta for all the love and beautiful memories.💖 -Zeina A.G

A Bit of Grief on a Sunday

Because, let’s face it, Sunday is a day for grieving – even if it’s only over your football team’s failure on Saturday. Zeina introduced the idea of ‘grief knocking on the door’ and it occurred to me that most of us are actually quite welcoming hosts, when it comes to grief, as long as the…

The Other Side

I’ve learned that no matter what you do,Or how nice, sweet and kind you are,When hardships come,You’ll always be pulled in different directions. In the midst of this pull,You may discover that one side are masquerading as friends and family,They’re loud and very clear about being there for you,However, when the time comes you find…