Tuesday, March 14, 2023

back in the dark

One of our students passed away at the local hospital yesterday. I came home early today after canceling my second class so students could attend the vigil and seek support services. But although I'm home early, I feel tired and sad and my whole body hurts. I don't think I've ever met or interacted with this student--torn between relieved it's someone I didn't know and dejected that it's someone I will never know now.

Pic: Thanks to DST, the morning walk to Nu's school bus with Scout and Huck is in the dark again. Beautiful, haloed half moon in the sky today though. 

4 comments:

Nicole said...

Oh no, Maya, I am so sorry. What a sad thing. It's always sad when someone passes, but a young person is especially so. Sending hugs.

Sarah said...

Oh that's so heavy and sad. This picture compliments the feeling really well-- its so lovely, too.

maya said...

Thank you you, Nicole; thank you, Sarah.

StephLove said...

I'm sorry for the loss of the young person, even if you didn't know him/her/them. It's sad and I bet it hits a small college community harder.

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