Notes on the One Year anniversary of my son’s death

I am writing this to anyone who has experienced the loss of a child.

This month it will be one year since my son’s death.

I have been traveling the journey (such a hackneyed term but can’t think of another) of the loss of a child for the last year. 11 months and 4 days so far.

So as the date of my son’s death approached I wasn’t sure what was going to happen to me emotionally; if there was going to be reckoning based on the fact that I was approaching an anniversary of sorts. I mean, does a…