I wonder a lot about its soul. Maybe I should know better than to believe in a soul, especially the soul of an eleven-week-old fetus, but I do, and I’m not taking it back. Does its soul need to return to earth in another body? Is it waiting for me to quit whining and get it back here?
Eighteen Attempts at Writing About a Miscarriage
Alice Bradley
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I think it’s waiting. But it’s not waiting for you to quit whining. Just waiting for someone who can give it as nice a home as you did for those few weeks. Probably it’s helping your write and grieve and rest. Don’t take anything back. It’s all terribly wonderful.

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