Message from the Newsletter Editor

Many Parent/Grandparent/Siblings have found that writing is a healthy release from grief. If you have written an article or poem and would like to have it published in our newsletter please feel free to submit it for publication.

BPUSA reserves the right to select and revise submitted material for publication. You can mail or email your articles/poems to:

Marilyn Kister
BPUSA Newsletter Editor – St. Louis Chapter
Post Office Box 1115
St. Peters, MO 63376



is the key to
survival for
bereaved parents
Talk to someone!

And through all the tears,

and the sadness
and the pain,
comes the one thought
that can make me
internally smile again:
   I have Loved!

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The first time a memory
slides over us like a wave
of warmth,
we have turned the
corner of our grief.