Tag Archives: loss

To ripen soul

    Tears are washing, sloughing memory, drawing blinds on swollen eyes,   cleansing the defective, rubbing omen stains through hours that ring   hollow in the emptied shell, that waste of love which life was steering;   the bitter … Continue reading

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Forgiving and forgetting

Forgiveness can come much more easily than forgetting – that letting go, not of wrongs or bad memories, but in fact, the opposite, the removing of thoughts and images of love, connecting, joy and happiness with someone, who is no … Continue reading

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Words Too (2)

Words wandered,waiting, wallowing,winding, wistfuland forlorn. Drifting, dancing,simpering, sighing,dying beforethey’re born. Settled, sorrowed,devastated,draped on bitter, sullen soil. Never known,cannot be held,chains of fatehold tight. Frozen grief aspillowed ice wheremind is trapped – distraught!

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Image

I hold the image cast through countless seeded years of your familiar self; flesh writ in solid, sensing bone, as heart then speaks through instrument of mind and wails like weeping sirens, in ancient, grieving tone.   Ephemeral the vision … Continue reading

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Where did you go?

Where did you go in those realms of mind, those distant places where we, who loved and knew you, and held you, cannot follow?Where did you go that needed to be so far from all you were and all we … Continue reading

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spaces

When people are no longer in your life they leave spaces, places where their smile and footprints can still hide, silent, invisible, unknown parts of who they were, and what they meant to you; secret gifts in memory do lie. … Continue reading

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Sighs

You sigh too much, he said, why do you do that? How could I say that my soul sighed, that my heart released held breath because, of what it knew and could not say, that with each sigh, the sadness … Continue reading

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death in life

There can be death in life, with no body cold and still; the person gone but form remains, recognizable, in the material at least, but not in the emotional, or in mind, or thought, or action, or belief, and yet … Continue reading

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Regret

Regret threw wasted leg across the well-groomed back of fear, and settled lightly into place, to ride the beast through night, and day, until tomorrow and beyond yesterdays which leered, and called from hidden valleys, hard mountains and horizon, urging, … Continue reading

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Time

Time passed tender hands across grief’s eyes, truth was lost in shadow, so were lies;  hid the vision memory would display, closed raw, sodden lids against cruel day. In the darkened drifting, wounds were healed, minutes managed hours, then days, … Continue reading

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