Whiteout

Mom’s prognosis is

from now

to 5 months

to ?

I’ve never traversed

the valley of death

Do you know

what it’s like

to know

your mother will die?

Shortly?

I feel shame.

I never asked you,

hid

when pain

visited your heart.

In the  valley,

I walk blind.

A whiteout

that should be

high

on the mountaintop.

Why

is it visiting me

down below?

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3 thoughts on “Whiteout

    1. WW, yes. I’m very glad you came by. I write for myself to think, sort and cope. I write to know who to help, how to help. This is all an unknown for everyone in my family. Thank you so much for your comment.

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  1. Now you know, Veronica, where a lot of my pieces came from…
    Yes, yes I do know what that is like. Yes, I do know the pain, confusion, anger, hurt, and more that comes from this experience. But I will tell you this, this writing thing has saved me from imploding…so, keep digging deep and keep pushing it out. Enormous hugs to you and your family.

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