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Gathering of Grief

On November 28th, the Reimagine community gathered to mourn all that is disconnected from love and find some healing against the backdrop of current global crises.

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A Collective Cento Poem: "Grief is..."

A cento is a work of poetry composed of various lines taken from different poems. The word “cento” is derived from a Latin word meaning “patchwork garment.” The lines of this poem were culled from MadLib-style poems contributed by 50+ incredible grief leaders and compiled by Reimagine. It was debuted by the co-creators at the "Gathering of Grief."

Commemorative Poetry Booklet

In this wonderful booklet, you will find the 50 individual poems that fed into "Grief Is...", as well as information about all 100 of our incredible co-hosts. NOTE: For the best viewing experience, download and read on your computer or mobile. You can do this by clicking the three dots at the top-right of the booklet and selecting "Download."

Replay the Gathering of Grief

The Gathering of Grief is a collective endeavor made possible by the collaboration of more than 100 organizations and leaders committed to supporting people through grief and loss. We hope it serves as a testament to what’s possible when we come together in times of adversity.

Grief is...

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With deep gratitude to our wonderful co-hosts

Denna Babul, LLCNathalie Himmelrich Grief & TraumaWidowed Parent InstituteOpen to Hope FoundationWhat's Your GriefAuburnHolistic Ambition with Stephanie ThomaSusan LieuThe Hand That HealsCOPEGood Grief RadioGrief MedicineBe CeremonialCoachRev @the CrossRoadsJenna PascualGrace Bella Harman LLCLovewellThomas Ritual ArtsKate ManserThoughtful TransitionsClaire M. Schwartz, You Can Heal Your GriefVoices of the Grieving HeartAlive for NowSojourn And InsightYvonne Velasco Brock, Spiritual Wellness Coach, MATP/CSGHealth Transitions CounselingDr. Agapi Ermides, D.O.NFDA/Remembering A LifeCathy Hope, ACCSilent No Longer TennesseeJR ConsultancyBody Wisdom Inc.Sharing SolaceComfort HomesakeAde AnifowoseinFINITOThingtide Show & Tale LLCGood Grief DoulaDeath Doula Network InternationalElizabeth WerbeThe Human JourneyLion Rituals LLCA Good GoodbyeCida VieiraThe Other Side: Death Coaching with Chelsea RushtonBe Present Care/Death over DraftsRachel Kodanaz, Embracing Life's ChallengesGrieving CoachBird & BabeBridging TransitionsKarin HolmesKatie Louise CooperMeghan MaherUCSF & PREPARE for Your CareThe Sacred HearthMourning SurfGrief and LightGrief Relief SupportButterfly (Tony Pham)Antje HowardKaia EvolutionsAlyssa Rose Healing ArtsAoedeThe Center for Conscious Living and DyingDeath of the PartyTamar EttunFrom Grief to LifeAuthor Ann JacobusUnion Theological Seminary in the City of New YorkRose Gordon, Circle of Compassionate CareInternational End-of-Life Doula AssociationThe Centre for Sacred DeathcarePsychotherapy & Spirituality InstituteLaUra Schmidt/Good Grief NetworkThe Grief and Happiness Alliance Nonprofit OrganizationThe PathSherry Richert BelulGrieve + BreatheHolly Pruett Life-Cycle CelebrantMortician in the KitchenDeath Talk ProjectTGBeyondMESOBACIILegacy & Hope, LLCCedars-Sinai Medical CenterThe Dinner PartyUrban MysticLaura Miner End-of-Life CareGabby JimenezQuietus BeeNefertiti Moor of Dearly BereavedJanna Diamond, Evolutionary Somatic PracticeKenny YunKaraTaya Dunn JohnsonNew York Zen Center for Contemplative CareJewish Community Center of San FranciscoGUTsierLiving/ Shweta ParmarMilieuCompassion and ChoicesMotherless DaughtersMarigoldeGeorge Mark Children's HouseMeditation Changes LivesItalian Federation for Palliative CarePassagesDeath Over Dim SumGlobal Compassion CoalitionMJHS Health System