Grief bruises and reshapes a new person

2015-11-24 06:00

GRIEF is a tidal wave that overtakes you,

Smashes down upon you with unimaginable force,

Sweeps you up into its darkness,

Where you crash against unidentifiable surfaces,

Only to be thrown out on an unknown beach,

Bruised, reshaped …

Grief will make a new person out of you,

If it doesn’t kill you in the making …

These words kept coming to my mind ever since my friend, Patsy, first described her emotions from the time her son, Kavlin, was shot in a road rage incident in November last year.

I hope justice prevails!

Matienah Moosa
Gift of the Givers

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