Magical Truthsaying Bastard Shadesong (shadesong) wrote,
Magical Truthsaying Bastard Shadesong
shadesong

Sing sorrow, sorrow, sorrow.

As I said last week, one of my colleagues at BARCC is Haitian, and most of his family and his wife's family is still in Haiti.

Was still in Haiti.

He's heard from two of his wife's relatives. The rest of his family? His daughters? Nothing. And, at this point, presumed dead.

His grief is a tangible thing in our office. He's well-loved. He is such a good man.

And that are no words for this loss. Nothing but silence. Nothing but acknowledging that loss.

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