Little Spaces

When a person leaves us
They leave a space that can
Never be filled by another being.

But the space isn't empty.

Our thoughts and memories and
Feelings of the person will always live on there.

And while they will always remind us of our loss,
They will also remind us of how lucky we were
To share a part of our lives with that person.

The pain of losing someone close never goes away.

But with time you can more appreciate all the
Wonderful moments you had together.

You can smile and laugh as you remember all of the
Details that made them special to you.

And you can cry as you know that those memories
Will never be added to in this life.

The important things about a person
Will always remain with us.

And if we keep that place within us open
They will never truly die.

by Lisa Frost

About the Poem

I wrote Little Spaces back in 2005 about 6 months after my Nan died. For the following Christmas I decided to put the words onto the photo you see here and give it to my Mum and Aunt. At that stage I had no idea where I was going with life, and it was another 3 years before I realised that combining my photos and writings was what I really wanted to do.

Given the meaning of Little Spaces and its significance in my journey, it's a reminder to me that all endings are also beginnings, and that everything is perfect on our path, even if we can't see it at the time.

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