Tag Archive | Death

Always, Once, No more

                                Always a part of my world, Gentle wordless creatures, of fur or feathers Unconditional and loving, ever present and near Seeking only a little affection or food, and in return, Giving more than human ever could give. Always a […]

Remembrance of you

Beyond my touch, yet ever present you are right there in front of me, my mind plays tricks letting me see moments in time, as though they had not passed away, with you. Beyond my touch, yet ever present you are right there in front of me, I can hear you quietly walking along beside […]

Something…

Something – in the moment – eyes closed – thoughtful and there he was – clear and real as life not merely conjured memory but present.   Something – in the moment – eyes closed – thoughtful and there his eyes twinkled – as though gems not fleeting recollection of the mind but visible.   […]

Emptiness

Emptiness, cavernous as crevasse carved —by jagged glacier’s violent path —laid opened unexpectedly —cut through to the very core Emptiness, vast as desert’s desolate expanse —windswept and forgotten gladly —deserted by life and easily so —destroyed no intention to rebuild Emptiness, dark as trench of oceans depth —barren as frozen tundra, unwanted —discarded as trash […]

At The Wake

Rumble of polite conversation fills the hall Whispered memories and quiet reflection Between friends and strangers come to call There are even laughs at a shared recollection Strangers now familiar in loss saddened by it all Waiting to honor this lost life missing her affection One person ties them together in their grief As though knots in tapestries weave now binding […]

Rest Then

Rest then, for you are too weary …..so many burdens heavy and light. Rest then, you effort was great …..you will need your strength for tonight Rest then, nothing urgent remains …..sleep now and let your spirit take flight. Rest then, joy and love resound …..warmth and light surround …..friends and family abound Rest then, […]

Black

A black mood hangs as dense fog wrapped about the world. It obscures light and filters the day as thought dusk It turns each silver threaded moment into inky gray It veils hope and joy in undertaker’s shroud so final. A black mood hangs as heavy as headstone of one beloved. It marks the spot […]