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DISCUSSED IN THIS BOOK AND IT S TITLE ISin this book and it s title is in one of his poems His firstborn died very suddenly He himself died at 44 3 The heart DOES break but mysteriously love seems to get in that way Interesting collection I found it helpful in gaining a much needed perspective on grieving and how individual grief is for each person A collection by Canadian writers about loss and grieving This was a eally beautiful collection even though some of the essays were hard to ead I have long been fascinated by grief and by the way that humans deal with loss fascinated by grief and by the way that humans deal with loss the way it is taboo to talk about loss and grief in Canadian culture So this book was uite inspirational and I m going to write my column about it this week Some of Canada s best known writers tell us their stories about coping with grief and
MOURNING EACH OF US ADDRESSES HISHEREach of us addresses hisher in a different way but not many can write about it and share what it is truly like so that in the telling they may help othersThe impetus for this book comes from the author Jean Baird who lost her thirty five year ol. Nstinct was to turn to books to help her in her time of sudden loss Although she found that the thoughts of counselors psychologists Buddhists and self help gurus were perhaps some help the works that truly eached to the heart of the matter were by literary writers largely from the UK and the. ,
Every entry captures loss in its particularity and uniueness for a given person a given family Thanks to George and for putting together uniueness for a given person a given family Thanks to George Jean for putting together a fine collection Excellent I love pretty much everything about George Bowering and his writing An important compilation of narratives that cause you to embrace and elax into your journey of loss This collection captures how each one of us grieves solo There is something for everyone in this book A collection of meditations by twenty Canadian writers and the people close to them that they grieve from grandparents parents spouses siblings children to friends The assertion that allgrieve their own way and in their own time holds
"true a wonderful wonderful book not to be "A wonderful wonderful book not to be or treated lightly A true bird s eye view into the introspective talented writer s perspectives on death dying emotion and lossThis was the most profound ead for me of any following the death of two close Weep, Shudder, Die relatives tesonated with me very deeply Even grief counselling did not comfort me as much as the voices of writers chronicling their personal experiences of gr. A book in which some of our best writers address their own losses and help us endure our ownA heartbreaking comforting and beautiful collection of true stories about grief and mourning from some of Canada’s best known writersWhen Jean Baird’s daughter Bronwyn died suddenly Jean’s deep .
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Accident In Trying To Cope With ThisIn trying to cope with this and unexpected loss she turned to the usual array of supports grief counselors psychologists eligion and self help groups But she found the most comfort in the writing of others who had been able to articulate and write about their grief With her husband George Bowering she has collected a group of nineteen original essays from this group of Canadian "writers all writing from the perspective of the one left behind "all writing from the perspective of the one left behind writer brings his own individual experience to this unending struggle to understand and cope with grief and in the end despite floundering to carry on They write from a ange of emotions joy anger humour and wisdom No two people seem to experience grief in the same wayThese pieces are all well written It is a tough and difficult subject and each has dealt honestly and openly about their feelings and experiencesUncomfortable but powerful Do No Harm reading Not sure how toate this book It is definitely a difficult ead I m not going to finish it as it is very numbing and so back it goes to the librar. US Scanning the Canadian landscape Jean and her husband George Bowering found elegies and tributes but little from our writers about the person who is left behind to mourn or what it takes and tributes but little from our writers about the person who is left behind to mourn or what it takes endure grieving The Heart Does Break an anthology of twenty original pieces sets out to fill that