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”The Art of Losing: Poems of Grief and Healing,” Edited by Kevin Young

A collection of powerful poems focused about loss and healing from loss

“The Art of Losing: Poems of Grief and Healing” is a collection of 150 poems on the heartbreaking, confusing, universal and inevitable experience of mourning, compiled by American poet and Emory University professor Kevin Young. It is a rarity in the … Continue reading

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A Fine Line Between Acute and Complicated Grief

Andrea Hollander Budy’s “For Weeks After the Funeral” demonstrates how acute grief can easily turn into complicated grief the longer things are left unsaid or unacknowledged

When you lose someone beloved to you, the earth can feel like it shatters into a million shards of glass, while time and life also stands frozen. Grief crashes over you like choppy waves. One minute, you feel like your … Continue reading

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