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Saying goodbye

Sir, – Regarding “That’s no way to say goodbye” (Psychology, May 16), I imagined a silver ball bouncing around inside the weekly lottery machine. It’s unlikely that someone else could associate this image with feelings of grief, yet it’s the best metaphor I can come up with to explain the unpredictability of my emotional patterns when mourning for my near and dear ones.

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