Kristi DiLallo: The Language of GriefSeptember 2015
How art can provide us with different languages for discussing loss.
In Full FlightJuly 2015
The writer and naturalist on the temporality of grief, inhabiting the voice of T.H. White, and developing radical empathy with a goshawk.
Julia Grønnevet: Ruins For The FutureApril 2014
One writer's reflections on country’s resilience, a bomber’s sanity, a government’s inertia.
Allison Benis White: The Luminous, Grieving MindApril 2013
The author of Small Porcelain Head on how poetry can help us mourn.
Still, I started for the parlor. I’d polished my shoes, put gel in my hair: habits my mother had always wanted me to form and I had always resisted. Walking down the street, I felt conspicuous, as though people were sniggering at my gleaming head and feet.
What the heart wants? The heart wants / her horses back.