Grief: 5 Minute Freewrite: Tuesday - Prompt: grief

in freewrite •  last year 

I still remember the day
When mom called to say,
"He is gone."

I felt the energy come up.
It was a mixture of different ones.
Grief, anger, sadness.

I punched the refrigerator door
Leaving a knuckle mark.
I put the rest of my emotions on my shoulders.

I wasn't able to say goodbye.
Your father didn't let us know
Before you were taken off life support.

He had made his decision.
He is a coward in my opinion.
Unresolved trauma playing itself out.

I never would have guessed
That'd you'd die by a freak accident.
Come speak to me in my dreams.

I wonder what would have become of us.
Would we be close brothers?
Would you call me when times got tough?

I miss you, bro.
We never did get to spend a lot of time together
When we were growing up.

Thanks for the time we did share.
I hope you know I care.
One day, I'll let this grief of mine go.

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Non-Fiction
DudeBittersweetHookHousecoatNail
Faster Than LightSweaterA Ridiculous Amount of FunMosquitoBamboo
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Very sad. The grief not only of loss but loss of the chance to say goodbye.
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