Tuesday, July 3, 2012


Claudia Hope Clark
July 3, 1999 - July 3, 1999
beautiful girl
only daughter
black hair like me
long slender fingers like her blonde brothers
and our dimple on her chin
I held her only once
eyes closed
perfect in every way
porcelain doll
yet her eyes didn't open
just wouldn't open
reason undetermined
otherwise healthy, as she should be
13 years ago and feels like yesterday
always will
little girl haunts my thoughts
haunts my heart
for 13 years and however many
I have left

I miss you and think of you every day CHC
I may be the only one
but that's o.k., I'm the only one that knew you
and it was a privilege, however abridged.


  1. jfc Kim...that was insane! what a tragic event and how beautifully u presented it <3 thinking of u as always girlfriend xox

  2. what is jfc?

    i was thinking a bit schmaltzy and self-indulgent, but you know what, it did the trick. i'm usually weepy and miserable all day, but writing that down, and sending it out to the universe, cleared it from my brain and i was fine all day.