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He stayed as long as he could for us

He stayed as long as he could for us

I will always remember my father’s death. It was a painful ending to a noble life. His life had its share of difficult times. His death was hard too at the end. But he stayed as long as he could for us. Love you.  

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Free Tibet

Free Tibet

If death means being reincarnated into a free and INDEPENDANT Tibet then why not welcome it. Free Tibet!

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Death is a nerd

Death is a nerd

Death is a nerd about lava and plays the harpsichord.  

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Day after quiet day

Day after quiet day

When Ollie died I realized how I had come to love her – quietly, gently, bit by bit- day after quiet day.  

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Connections made can be as strong

Connections made can be as strong

We hadn’t spoken for a long time before the last time, then I found out that you had passed away. You taught me that the connections made can be as strong as one of family. I’m now writing this with chosen family of my own. I miss […]

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But its too late

But its too late

My mom and dad always phoned me at inconvenient times. I was always so busy with my life. Now they’re gone I often think: “Oh I should tell them this”…or…”Now would be a perfect afternoon to call them.” But it’s too late. So many things I didn’t […]

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Be good

Be good

Your last words to me were “be good” I was 17 years old. They’ve echoed in my head since  

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As a drop in the ocean

As a drop in the ocean

“When you die you, as a drop in the ocean merge with ocean.” “Death is like removing your clothes, only you are ridding yourself of your material body.”

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An early morning in spring

An early morning in spring

My father died on a Monday. An early morning in spring- just as the day began, just as people were busy scurrying. I think about how many babies were born at that exact moment. How many of them had his curly black hair and dark coffee skin […]

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