Tag Archive | loss

The Dying Rain

Goodbye my friend

To Risk Yet Lose So Much – Poem (for my father on Memorial Day)

To Risk Yet Lose So Much I wasn’t expecting you to actually die once you had sobered up embraced by a memory’s parachute that held more dreams and hopes than your life could endure. You did die sobered up. At last you were freed from all those physical and emotional levels of life. Often, in […]

The Dying Rain

The Dying Rain

I read this great post: Perfect Ending To A Day It touched me…. It’s amazing how things can move you….isn’t it? The rain began to patter on the window that looked out over my best friend’s small garden. I was holding her frail hand, the one with her “green thumb”. I smile at this… She […]

The Birth

Submitted by inevertoldher They looked exactly alike. It was like she had been shrunk and placed inside the incubator. It was amazing. It was not like meeting a stranger… I knew her. I couldn’t take my eyes off her face. I.  Loved. Her.  Instantly. Slowly, with incredible reluctance, I looked down her body. Why? Why […]

Yesterday, Before…. for Yesterday Prompt

Yesterday, before the battle So many youthful hearts blazed Yesterday, into the future’s mirror They bravely gazed Yesterday, before the carnage Honour in every heart Yesterday, it was a strategy In which they all could play their part Yesterday, before the bloodshed Such naïve bravery was displayed Yesterday, when they were innocent Before tragic moments of […]

Total Recall

I’ve not seen my family or kin Long has been the durations It only seems a minute ago We began lifes separations Caught up in our life’s employ For want of board and bread It is so easy to forget that our lives are more than toils That others we love and miss, so quickly […]

The Man Who Became Young Again – 4

Ah well…not having internet for two days does suck…and so does not posting the fourth part of my poem-story to the Community Storyboard.Anyway…Here I am…back with the fourth part. For those of you who missed the first three…here they are (and of course, if you need a refresher, you can go back to them).  Part […]


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