Category Archives: miscarriage

It’s Still Hard | A grief poem

Today, January 14th, marks the due date of the second baby my husband and I lost to miscarriage, now four and half years ago. Words fail to describe the existence of pain that still resides in my heart as a result from enduring such losses.

In remembrance of what today should have been, I’m publishing an old excerpt from my journal. Continue reading

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Roen’s Story

I’m sitting on the living room couch typing up the story of my second born, Roen Star. My husband sits to my left, whittling a piece of wood, as our fourteen-month-old naps in the bedroom.

Fourteen months. That number looks familiar. Oh yes, it’s written in the pages that sit on my lap, right in the middle of the memories. Memories of the coming and going of one small, but not insignificant life. Continue reading

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All the Difference {My Resurrection Sunday Miracle}

One year has made all the difference. Between death and life, between sorrow and joy. Between questions and answers, between unknowns and knowns. Between doubts and hopes, between anticipation and relief.

I lost my firstborn on March 20, 2011 through a late miscarriage. After a second miscarriage and what seemed like a million years, I now know what’s it’s like to see a break of light within the storm. Continue reading

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Poetry Samples

{TOGETHER AND ALONE} // June 2014

They’re getting together,
planning special meals,
playing fun games,
Thinking I should be laughing too.
“Rejoice with those who rejoice,” they say. Continue reading

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