13-Year-Old Laurel Griggs' Grandfather Shares One Of Her Last Poems Written Before Her Death: "Society Is Wrong"

Date November 13, 2019 13:18

Young Broadway and Saturday Night Live star Laurel Griggs tragically passed away on November 5 after suffering a massive asthma attack at the age of 13.

Friends and family mourned Laurel's passing and social media are devastated over the loss of such a beautiful talent.

Laurel Griggs' last poem

David B. Rivlin, Laurel's grandfather, shared one of his granddaughters last poems she wrote before her untimely passing.

The beautiful poem is titled Society is Wrong and reflects Laurel's deep thoughts about her place in the world and hopes about everyone's future. Rivlin added his caption to celebrate the mind of his late granddaughter:

I want to share with you, a poem she wrote to her friend . Laurel was a scholar more than an actress and society can only dream of what a difference she would have made if her life continued. Keep her in your prayers.

Social media reacts to Laurel's wise words

@Bonnie Hillman:

Brilliant ... despite being so young she had so much wisdom to share.

@Armine Vafai:

She was talented,beautiful and inspiring.RIP Laurel.❤️

@Gail Fieldston:

Incredible insight and values She will be missed beyond words ♥️🌟

@Fran Scharf:

Beautiful, insightful, and wise....

We all can learn from Laurel's young and innocent wisdom. Thank you for your last contribution to our world, you will be missed.