Tag Archives: Death

Dying Leaves

Green leaves burst forth heralding spring, summer to come Basking in sun amidst blooms bright pink, yellow, orange Magnificent beauty Abundant life It never lasts long enough Tears fall as blooms fade Leaves turn red, then brown Crisply dying on … Continue reading

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Triggers, Triggers Everywhere

Tears spilled from my eyes Gushed, really quite uncontrollably Anger the apparent trigger He wouldn’t listen Then I realize the real trigger This series of events: Writing of Dad’s death Hearing of Aunt Dot’s passing Trying to save a few … Continue reading

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Envious

I’m green with envy Hearing you complain About having to care for Your aging father It’s such a burden you say What I wouldn’t give To be planning my daddy’s 95th birthday party today But there’s no party No celebration … Continue reading

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Remembering Dad

My dad was the best. I remember when I was a kid how with gloved hand he would take each bullhead off the hook so I wouldn’t get cut by their spiky fins. I remember how he taught me to … Continue reading

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I Never Said Goodbye

January is the cruelest month despite it’s shimmer of hope It’s when cancer took you I was twenty-three Hadn’t yet made amends for the pain I caused you Still drowning in my own Your death only added to the shame of not … Continue reading

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It Was Murder

It was murder, pure and simple He was an innocent man the perfect spotless Lamb and they murdered Him If it weren’t for Nicodemus and Joseph of Arimathea His body would have been devoured by a murder of crows _______________________________________ … Continue reading

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Choices

A forced grin a false I’m okay are all I’ve got It’s been three years, three years today since you left with me not knowing not for sure anyway where you have gone Heaven or hell those are the choices Which … Continue reading

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