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VxPoem ID: 19968

Category:
healing

Posted: February 11th. 2006 6:41:32 PM

Views: 1206

Grieving the Loss of a Loved One

by Phronesus Disegno

Age Group: Adult



What we do after having lived life
After birth comes the chance to stand tall
Cutting through like a dull-bladed knife
In the end, death comes for us all

Mourning softly my heart as I grieve
Celebration of life is an art
Left to wonder what I should believe
Empty silence exists in my heart

Not a feeling or thought anywhere
Not even the darkness or light
No confusion to comfort and care
Senses lost far beyond day and night

A reminder from those who are gone
We remain looking skyward above
The sun rises each day at dawn
Life exists because we are of love

Life is just what you make it to be
All is shared when we take and we give
Times like these it's apparent to me
How important life is to live

Life is perceived many ways
Ups and downs, more and less, and some
No one knows how to count all the days
But we all know our day will come

When it seems life has just begun
Watching helpless as those who die
Standing by, nothing much to be done
Understanding, I vaguely ask why

In the end, death comes for us all
Cutting through like a dull-bladed knife
After birth comes the chance to stand tall
What we do after having lived life

Empty silence exists in my heart
Left to wonder what I should believe
Soon I'll celebrate life as an art
But for now I'll mourn softly and grieve.




Author's Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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