You can’t stop
the tide from turning
or undo
the goodbyes
Life has brought
your way.

Or keep a season
of grief at bay
when it’s demanding
to be felt.

Remember that
every loss
comes with awakening
that shows us
how deeply
one can feel.

Do not try
and keep
your heart
from reminding you
what it is
to be human.

Just let it flow
and know
your heart rains
because it has