Tag Archives: loss of parents

LEMON TREE

My story about the overgrown lemon tree in my backyard does not carry a song. It does, however, accompany a painting that I finished last week. Continue reading

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ACKNOWLEDGMENT

In order to better deal with PSTD, I have begun to acknowledge many things that previously I have shoved back down. Continue reading

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I’M CRYING WHILE I’M DREAMING

In many dreams my mother appeared to me. We were holding hands and laughing, and then suddenly she died. Each time it happened in a different way. Continue reading

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I’M NOT ALONE

I believe it’s far worse to be with someone you don’t want to be with, than to be alone! And as I’ve said before, with music I’m never alone. Continue reading

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I KNOW YOU’D TELL ME

I called my dad in the afternoon and he sounded terrible, but he said I had woken him up and that was why. When his nurse called me around dinnertime she told me what I expected; he needed to go immediately to the hospital. She said he was close to death. Continue reading

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