Sugar Coats

A New View


Before the suicide

no one suspected

that much pain.


At the funeral

everyone was dull eyed

with grief and clueless.


In retrospect, 

there was so much joy

and life there hiding

all the sad.







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georgeschaefer's picture

Death is hard enough to

Death is hard enough to handle and it's worse if the person commits suicide.  If this was someone close to you, condolances on your loss.

allets's picture

Long Ago

Thanks. A jewel of a personality, giving, caring, unble to cope for reasons unknowable. - An old college chum from the dorms - so much potential unactualized. Sad. - slc