A piece of my soul died

A piece of my soul died
When you departed this earth

The lovely and beautiful you
Who carried me in the womb, nursed, then nurtured me
For a good and wonderful 32 years

I would like to think
That the connection is eternal
And your gifts, warmth, and love would live on

But, for now, my soul lies empty

As much as I want to believe --
Sometimes I am blinded
Sometimes I feel all alone

Surrounded by those who do not know this grief
(the lucky ones, those young adults)
An empty world I reside

Someday I will carry the torch
In your honor

For now
A piece of my soul has died

And I will rest
In grief...

Remembering you with love
Thanking you
Treasuring those years
Praying for peaceful and blissful rest in heaven for you
Looking for signs that you are there in heaven

All in my little, silent world

I love you.

I miss you.

So much.

Maybe someday I will see you, and that would be the unspeakable, unimaginable joy.

Until then -- thank you

And I shall rest
In grief ...

Rest in peace Mom. Thank you.

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May 13, 2013
A piece of my soul died also
by: Lori G

That was a beautiful poem!

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