Tag Archives: in memory of

The time has arrived – Poem

The time has arrived You hit the age I heard the voice say When people you know, friends and family Coworkers, acquaintances reach the point When life’s frailty becomes blatantly obvious Hair loss happens way to fast As chemicals course … Continue reading

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Visitor in the night – Poem – NaPoWriMo2013

Had a dream last week… Miss you pops! Visitor in the night It’s a strange kind of thing When you wake from a dream With a tear in your eye Over what you’ve just seen Loved one alive Though your … Continue reading

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Pops smile – Poem – NaPoWriMo2013

Pops smile It’s been less than two weeks And it’s still hard to grasp That the last hug I gave you Is really the last I won’t see your hair Combed over just so Or kiss your cheek With stubbly … Continue reading

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For Pops – who I’m sure is resting in peace – poem

On the morning of the 22nd of March, a little over a week ago, my dad passed away. The following Sunday, after helping one of my kids with a school project and sending him off to bed around midnight, I … Continue reading

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A Mere Tear In The Ocean of Suffering – Acrostic

In an earlier post today I wrote down “A mere tear in the ocean.” I was trying to relay my thoughts on how even though today’s events hit me pretty hard, the impact of how I felt from this as … Continue reading

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Loss of a child (a clogyrnach) – Poem

A fellow poet and blogger (Sue of Blue Girl Poems) recently posted a form of poetry (clogyrnach) here  that I had not seen before. So, as usual, I wanted to try it. With today’s sad events at Sandy Hook Elementary School in … Continue reading

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Let the tears fall where they may – Poetry reading

Continuing with poetry readings tonight. I wrote this for someone who has experienced loss in her life. I was inspired by her photos and writings, many of which deal with her pain and loss. I originally wrote a haiku for … Continue reading

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