I've gotten out the old records. LPs I haven't heard in a while. I miss Lou Reed. But that's not bringing him back.
The trick to coping with loss is being comfortable with loss. Laurie Anderson refers to her teacher's, Yonge Mingur Rinpoche, instruction to her and Lou - "You need to try to master the ability to feel sad without actually being sad".
Read Laurie's tribute here.