Tuesday’s Children Presents:
Posted on March 2, 2023 Leave a Comment
Lessons in Recovery and Resilience Virtual Speaker Series 2023 Tuesday’s Children is hosting a virtual event as part of their 2023 Lessons in Recovery and Resilience Speaker Series on the topic of Suicide Awareness, Intervention, and Post-vention. This event will provide an opportunity for attendees to hear from panelists about early prevention and intervention, grief-informed […]
This Sacred, Unthinkable Day
Posted on November 13, 2022 Leave a Comment
Pushing through this sacred, unthinkable Day. Time has no reckoning over the love I hold for you in my heart — Deborah Garcia.
The Leaving II
Posted on October 31, 2022 Leave a Comment
Elegy for my son
Posted on September 10, 2022 4 Comments
after Kerrin McCadden my husband’s portrait is in a collage behind glass on a museum wall of prayers his name is announced by the son who never spoke it his smile is cast into homes of people we don’t knowhis name echoes across a plaza where there used to be buildingshe’s a good dad who […]
Posted on August 26, 2022 5 Comments
This poem is an elegy to the day my son and I released my sons’s ashes into the pond we haave been vacationing at since the boys were six and two-years old.
al-Queda Coordinator of the September 11th, 2001 Murders is Killed.
Posted on August 2, 2022 Leave a Comment
Justice has not been delivered!
Posted on April 8, 2022 Leave a Comment
29th Birthday message for my beautiful boy Davin: Arrival, April 8, 1993 at 12:33 PM. The day I held the World in my arms.
All That Terrible, Beautiful Music
Posted on December 23, 2021 Leave a Comment
What can I say, my daily mood is underscored by intense sadness. I lose my son every minute of every day—in the grocery aisle, at a red light when a BMW 350 xi passes by while an NPR guest discusses how breathwork and yoga changed her traumatized brain, saving her life. In every store […]
DAVIN R. GARCIA
Posted on November 13, 2021 Leave a Comment
365 days ago, fifty close family members and friends gathered on a rainy morning in Poughkeepsie, New York, during a pre-vaccinated pandemic, to pay tribute to my beautiful boy, Davin Richard Garcia. 8,760 hours ago, my tears washed over a white granite box, containing the fragments of a mother’s, and father’s, love and dreams for […]
David Garcia Memorial Service, October 13, 2001
Posted on October 14, 2021 Leave a Comment
On a severe clear Saturday, two-decades ago, my family and I remembered my love; husband, daddy, son, brother, uncle, cousin. Three weeks planning a funereal service on a barrier island in a public State Park and with the iconic Boardwalk restaurant, culminated in a beautiful celebration of life with violins and butterflies. Funerals and memorial […]