Monday, July 14, 2014

He Is Gone



Testimonio

River, do what you will
I am simply an outline
A silhouette, details obscured

He is gone

River, do what you will
Without him I am lost
Broken, and barely breathing 

He is gone

River, do what you will
Death is my friend
There is no one to hold me

He is gone




14 comments:

  1. Moving. Tragic.

    Blessings and Bear hugs!

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  2. …no one to hold. I don't even want to imagine…. very poignant

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  3. i can not imagine losing a spouse...much less unexpectedly...oy...
    i dunno what i would do...

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  4. Oh dear tragic it yes, this is so telling, a beautifully written response!

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  5. This is o touching and over whelming, the heart bleeds out.

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  6. This is such a mournful piece, and captures the total sense of loss so completely.

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  7. This does seem so hopeless...and almost sings the sorrow.

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  8. i luv your meter and the use of repitition, works well this is definitely a read aloud poem.

    i posted my today

    http://myblog-lunchbreak.blogspot.com/2014/07/1471.html


    much love...

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  9. I love the refrain as it works so well....Do what you will river...and He is gone ~

    Very moving Helen ~ Thanks for linking up with Sunday's Challenge and wishing you happy week ~

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  10. Hi Helen ~~ This is a sad little poem and hits home tonight. I was Googling an old friend of 37 years to read more of an activity of his and his obituary came up. We had moved 100 miles away from our former neighbor in a suburb of Houston to one on the north. He was 96 years old.

    My regret is that we hadn't played golf together lately. We left this spring, April 15, and got back home the end of May. He may have been ill but we don't know. The river knows but it goes on.

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  11. Loss can rob us of our voice...all we can do is feel the weight of he/she is gone. A sad but beautifully stirring poem.

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  12. Sad....and so full of emotion. Make a great song too.

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