Thought Catalog

Grief

Grief Is Eating Me Alive

Grief Is Eating Me Alive

Grieving feels like being tangled up, suffocating, choking on your own emotions. It feels like a wave, a tsunami of unknown and uncertain. It feels like falling through space with nothing familiar to land on.

When You Lost Her

Girl Looking Out

You see her for the first time in a while. Her eyes no longer brightened when they met with yours. This is when you lost her.

Paper Hearts

Paper Hearts

“Paper Hearts” is Lauren Jarvis-Gibson’s debut poetry collection. Through her delicate yet incredibly honest words, she skillfully navigates the experience of what it’s like to slowly build one’s self back up after being broken.