I realize I’ve been seeing this process of grief as something to get through. In the wake of so many large changes and upsets in the past few months, I was beyond ready for things to settle. For things to feel okay. I wanted the grief to go away. I thought if I could sit […]
A nearly finished puzzle sits on the living room floor. A woman searches under the couch, under pillows, and in the cardboard box for the missing puzzle piece. No matter how hard she searches, it remains lost.
A waiting room. A man and a woman sit on a bench, holding hands. A box of tissues are on the windowsill beside them. Quiet instrumental music plays. The man grabs a tissue and sobs for a moment before calming himself again. The woman leans her head on his shoulder and squeezes his hand tightl, […]