An Excerpt from the Grief Diaries

Adrian S. Potter
3 min readSep 4, 2023

An analogy to try to make sense of loss.

Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash

If you have ever lost a loved one, you know all too well that it can become an anxiety-inducing situation.

I lost my father three weeks before my twentieth birthday, a week before the second-semester finals of my sophomore year in college. Now that I have lived long enough to survive more years on earth without my dad than with him, my…

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Adrian S. Potter

Antisocial Extrovert · Writer and Poet, Engineer, Consultant, Public Speaker · Writing about self-improvement, gratitude, and creativity · www.adrianspotter.com