the noise, the grief, the terror
come sudden and aching—
take our breath, our thoughts, our senses away.
we don’t know how to stop faking
that we’re deaf, and have nothing to say.
and when the world is this loud,…
lives are lost─
did they ever start?
and I can’t do much,
takes more than just
my love or trust.
takes a world of people,
to help us all,
takes more than one
Our search for community came out of tragedy. Not a single tragedy, but three tragedies. The three tragedies that impacted us are counted among the over 3,500 suicides that happen in Canada every year.
Something that is normally hushed …