an episodic journal by Corey B. Buckner

Legendary Grief

by Corey B. Buckner

Nothing prepares a parent for the loss of a child. In 2018 my wife and I lost our son who we affectionately named Legend Love Buckner. This is my journal that captures how I felt in the aftermath of losing him, and how life had been ever since.

Episode List

1. We Lost Our Son

This was my initial statement that I shared with people to announce the passing away of my son which captures my emotions, rationale and desires following his passing. [read]

2. A Box, Not A Baby

I wanted to bring a new baby boy home from a hosppital, but instead I was sent home with a box filled with his belongings.[read]

3. The Strong One

In moments like this I am supposed to be "The Strong One", but what does that even mean when you have lost your son? [read]

4. Wednesdays

My son passed away on a Wednesday, a fact that has seemingly forever changed how that day will feel for me. [read]