This is a tough topic, so I went looking for inspiration.
When Pain Isn’t Harming You, But it Still Won’t Quit
“Is this what death feels like?”
An Old Witch and A Magic Chair
“I remember the smell of the food cooking on the stove; I remember running and laughing though the clumps of grown-ups, seeing a room full of boots and shins and knees like so many stalks of the river cane in my backyard that made up the tall forests for my playtime.