Shattered Dreams and Broken Hearts is a spiritual and inspirational guide for family survivors who have lost someone to suicide. Expressing .her grief throgh poetry, is not only therapeutic to the author, but can also be therapeutic to others suffering from similar losses. One can relate to the various stages of grief that one must go through in order to survive a horrible tragedy or senseless loss. One never knows when it is going to affect their family. It happens unexpectedly like an eagle swooping down for its kill.