Move Me Poetry
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Move Me Poetry

Life and Death

What Mourning…Isn’t

Embracing the idiosyncratic nature of grief

Mourning isn’t
neat like a row of crayons
lined cozily in a fitted box

Mourning isn’t
Trustworthy — a clock set to
commence change
(whenever it’s best for you)



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Sheri Jacobs

Author, Educator, Actor Author of children’s book DREAM WRITE (pen name, Kiss) and the non-fiction book, THE FRIENDSHIP DIET. VO/film actor