This article by psychology today describes real medical stages and occurrences that happen with grief. This article also provides a lot of helpful information to understand grief, and understanding whats wrong or happening a lot of the time can help a person overcome there grief.
This beautiful song is about the death of someone this person loved and there final moments and the experiences they had with this person. It really expresses how much this person loved the person that is dead now, probably a parent or grandparent by the lyrics, it expresses the grief and sadness of losing that someone but also all the happiness and memories that they had before. This song really expresses the true grief of losing a loved one, and that its sad but you should remember them and be happy for every experience with them while still being able to grieve.
This short poem by Elizabeth kubler-ross gives the reality of loss and grief. It talks about how how "You will not 'get over' the loss of a loved; you learn to live with it." This poem also goes with previous poems and quotes i have talked about, and how grieving is a process and a thing to learn to live with not a thing to just "get over".
This song is about a son losing his father, and him not wanting to be awake because of the pain of losing his dad. This plays into the bigger theme of grief because he lost his dad and many years later he is still grieving over him. Its also about him coming to terms with the fact that his father is dead but that he will still always remember him.
This is a great poem about grief and how it can be lessened or "softened" over time. To quote it "There is no grief which time does not lessen or soften." This is a good way to see grief and to help overcome it and live with your grief. 'If you give it time it will get easier' is what this poem is saying.
This quote talks about the grief and how its can be endless and hard to overcome, and that all you can do is try and live your life with the grief instead of letting it take over. This quote says that grief is like the ocean and that it comes in waves and is almost always there, and that sometimes the grief is easy calm waves and sometimes it is overwhelming. It says that all you can do is learn to swim, learn to live with the grief. When Lionel Serbousek in Goin' Fighin' loses his family he is overwhelmed with grief but as he grows older he learns to live with his grief and not let it control his life, this fits one of the big themes of the story Grief over loss of a loved one is hard to live with.