Wednesday, 25 January 2012

When you loose a brother...

...sit down under a tree,
in the silence of a remote past.
Sit down and contemplate,
but keep still,
for not to break
the thin thread
that binds him
to you.
(to my youngest brother Frans Wouter who passed away last week)


11 comments:

brattcat said...

i'm so sorry to hear of your loss. your way of confronting your grief is so wise. take care of yourself and know that others are thinking of you.

Cole said...

I am sorry for your loss. I stop by from time to time and admire your photos. I wish you both comfort and peace.

Emm said...

I'm so sorry for your loss Diederick. Your words are beautiful, as is your photo. I wish you peace and comfort in this time.

Brenda's Arizona said...

With deepest sympathy. Your post is lovingly written.

Diederick Wijmans said...

Thank you, my friends, for all for your warm words.

suej said...

I am so sorry for your loss. I have much enjoyed your photos and words over many months and love the words you have chosen. To lose a younger sibling is so hard.

Rakesh Vanamali said...

I'm extremely sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my heartfelt condolences.

I pray that you be given strength and courage to deal with this loss.

Diederick Wijmans said...

Thank you too, Suej and Rakesh, for your kind words!

Dina said...

Oh Diederick, how sad to lose your youngest brother.
But wise words you share here for a difficult time.
May Frans' memory always be a blessing to you and his family.

Tash said...

My condolences for your loss.

Tamera said...

Diederich, I just read this and I'm so very sorry. Sending you and your family comforting thoughts.