Grief Tearbook: Hope Dream

Early stages of grief: recognizing there is a problem and sadness, yet trying to avoid and bargain with it.

I chase a dream        to make it seem        that someone still loves me.

But he ere must go,         seems it must be so.        What I get doesn’t flatter me.

I shed a tear.        I wish for beer, but none of it can help.

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From my dream I must wean, rough realities do seem mean.

Oh, to be a puppy with hope for a yelp.

Copyright by Hildra Tague.  Obtain permission of author for use online or in print.

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Career educator in both public and private schools. Has tutored all ages. Writes about education, parenting, & seniors. Sings harmony with folk/rock group and a choir. Caregiver for spouse who dealt with Stage IV cancer. Happy person committed to nature and conservation of a green world.
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