grief in pictures

A few months ago, I made a little book of water colors. An abstract children’s book about grief. I picture it as a board book, each page spread a new, bright, glossy watercolor, with a simple line of text below. The color saturation here doesn’t quite do it justice, but here it is…

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Death, when it comes, cracks everything open.

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There is a sharp divide: Before. After.

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All life becomes fragile.

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Grief covers everything in thick waves.

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It has many colors.

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Sometimes it feels like drowning.

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There is loneliness. The absence of you.

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Love remains.

© Burning Eye

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2 thoughts on “grief in pictures

  1. Juliet says:

    I wish this were published. It would make such a great tool for so many, including young children.

  2. Aurelia says:

    This is beautiful, Burning Eye. Thank you for sharing it. XO

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