My spirit was stunned,
when you slipped into darkness
yet I knew you were beckoned
towards the light,
reunited with loved ones.
Iím glad Deathís clock waited
for me to say goodbye.
For years grief gnawed
deep inside my core;
this is the monsterís ultimate bite.
Death has rescued you from
the depths of Alzheimerís abyss.
My head spins with memories:
our last walk, the hugs we shared
my final whispers by your bed.
I love you Mam
and miss you.
------- Author's Notes -------
My mother died 20.12.05
Comments on this poem/writing:
|barb (22.214.171.124) -- Wednesday, June 14 2006, 02:41 pm|
A really nice write cap about your mom. you are right it's painful for the ones left behind but your mom now has no moore confusion or frustration.perfect write your mom would be proud.
|Gina (126.96.36.199) -- Wednesday, July 25 2007, 04:30 am|
It's by grace we are allowed the time it takes to gently let go. It's never easy.
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