Holiday Empty Chairs

17 Dec

Christmas for me is an extremely painful holiday filled with sorrow and sadness. The only good thing is that this year I will be working Christmas day. Tired of the enforced happiness being shoved down your throat so you are practically shitting tinsel and elves. Let’s keep in mind that for some of us Christmas is just another depressing Holiday that I wish I could avoid!!

Espiritu en Fuego/A Fiery Spirit

Their places at the Thanksgiving and Christmas tables have been empty in some cases for many years. Some say you have memories but you cannot speak with a memory and you cannot hug a memory. The tears last forever.

For the ones for which I have no photos I pour Libation and speak your name that your memory may never be forgotten. Wounds that will never heal. Tears that flow like a river into seas and oceans far from the distant shore.  Ase.

Delbert Callahan, Gladys Young, Linda James, Clarence and Mamie Finney and the list goes on of family and friends most taken from this earth way too soon meaning except for two all died in their 50s and 60s. Every year that I get older the more people my age who pass away. Sometimes I wonder if I’ll be next and in what circumstances I will leave this…

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3 Responses to “Holiday Empty Chairs”

  1. Just Me December 20, 2016 at 8:18 am #

    I will keep that in mind. 🙂 I’m sorry you have sadness associated with this time of year. Wishing you Peace.

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