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Christian McEwen

  • Mourning has a pace and rhythm of its own. It cannot be rushed.

    • Christian McEwen,
    • "The Color of the Water, the Yellow of the Field," in Christian McEwen and Sue O'Sullivan, eds., Out the Other Side ()
  • To mourn is to be extraordinarily vulnerable. It is to be at the mercy of inside feelings and outside events in a way most of us have not been since early childhood.

    • Christian McEwen,
    • "The Color of the Water, the Yellow of the Field," in Christian McEwen and Sue O'Sullivan, eds., Out the Other Side ()
  • A mourner is, perforce, a person with a story. The pity is, how very rarely it gets told.

    • Christian McEwen,
    • "The Color of the Water, the Yellow of the Field," in Christian McEwen and Sue O'Sullivan, eds., Out the Other Side ()

Christian McEwen, English-born U.S. writer

(1956)