Robin Williams’s Daughter Wrote a Beautiful, Poetic Note About Sadness and Life

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 08:  Robin Williams performs during the 6th Annual Stand Up For Heroes at the Beacon Theatre on November 8, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images

On August 11, 2014, we lost Robin Williams, one of the most gifted entertainers of his or any generation. This weekend, his daughter, Zelda, wrote a beautiful elegiac bit of prose-poetry on an Instagram depicting the moon gleaming off of a lake, the long reach of its pale reflection spread across the water feeling, somehow, hopeful: “I know how dark and endless that tunnel can feel, but if happiness seems impossible to find, please hold on to the possibility of hope, faint though it may be. Because I promise you, there’re enough nights under the same yellow moon for all of us to share, no matter how or when you find your way there.” Commence crying.

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