Tag Archives: grief

Little Words

When you are gone,
there is nor bloom nor leaf,
Nor singing sea at night,

nor silver birds;
And I can only stare,

and shape my grief
In little words.


Dorothy Parker


Elfje: Cinquain

.

babies

cute twins

boy and girl

dressed blue and pink

children

.

Senryu:

.

born to be happy

was loved and knew how to love

with a heart of gold

.

Poem:

.

here’s hoping that your every day is a Sunday
giving your Higher Power a day to rest
having gratitude for each and every day
doing His will makes it the best

accepting life without a worry
always trying to do the next right thing
do it now so later you won’t have to hurry
please don’t cry over the broken shoe string

begin each day with an attitude of gratitude
best to know that you have a choice
better to be seen than being viewed
show your love by using a happy voice

don’t pay Peter by what from Paul you rob
always the choice, happiness is an inside job

.

ME and the Boss

.

.

https://meandthebosspoetry.wordpress.com/

https://michaelerb.wordpress.com/

.

.

..


Angels In Disguise

.

“Be not

inhospitable

to strangers,

lest they be

angels in disguise.”

.

~ W B Yeats

.

Elfje:            (Cinquain)          classic: each word only one syllable

.

death

last breath

to the end

those left to grieve

dead

.

Tanka:             5-7-5, 7-7
.

he loved her so much
spirits entwined to the end
he was left to grieve

a generation now gone
time does not wait for a soul

.

Poem:

.

Death, the poets greatest fear
the thought of losing someone so dear
always searching for the meaning of life
the heart wounded by an emotional knife

why that person, why not me
the only human with whom I could agree
their unwavering love knew no limits
souls that were touched by holy spirits

never alone, their echoes live in our hearts
lonely because the laughter never starts
unknown triggers renew the grief
inner turmoil caused by an emotional thief

let the tears flow, they cleanse the soul
because we know for whom the bells toll

.

ME and my dearest Boss

.

.

https://michaelerb.wordpress.com

.

https://meandtheboss.wordpress.com

.

.

..


%d bloggers like this: