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The weight of Grief

by Michelle DaPonte Saslow

October 8, 2021

Author: Michelle DaPonte Saslow

The weight of grief made me collapse.

My legs could no longer carry the weight of my broken heart.

Screams vibrated in my being as I slid down the wall to the floor.

My chest too heavy to take a breath.

The unthinkable…..

You are gone

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Michelle DaPonte Saslow

Michelle DaPonte Saslow is a mother of two sons and a grandmother. She is retired after many years of working in Church Ministry and Healthcare. Her oldest son Joseph died November 30, 2020, at 31 years old from a poly-substance overdose. Michelle shares her writings and sketches in the hope that they will help others who are grieving.

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