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Humpty Dumpty and Me

“Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king’s horses and all the king’s men, couldn’t put Humpty together again.”

I can commiserate with Humpty. The great fall of losing my son to suicide has left me, amongst other things, feeling fragile as an egg. Actually, when I stop and think about it, my grief has an awful lot in common with an egg.

I’ve felt…


And some days, hours, moments even, Sunnyside up.

Yes, old Humpty and I have a lot in common.

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