"It comes to all. We know not when,
or how, or why. It's always been
a mystery, a frightening thing,
enshrouded in the silencing.
When suddenly a loved one dies
we seem to sort of paralyze,
to just stop still within our track.
And oh, how much we want them back."
excerpted from "When A Loved One Dies"
by Dolores Dahl, Suddenly Alone