Tag: Death

Dying wave

Light trapped in the ripples Of a retreating wave Shadows form and shift Down the sand again Little speaks of sea foam Clink to the surface fast But this wave, it is dying Seconds only left to last.

Above us there is only sky

Above us there is only sky Where is it that we go when we die? Do we really know? We talk of up and down below Out of the nest, souls throw And some must travel And some must rest Here with us, I’ve…

Different Places

Why do photos make me sad When the person has moved on Many people look at them Good memories flood And smiles begin   Me, I get a slight small smile And then a tear forms in my eye For I will never see…

Clutching at straws

This is about how sometimes we hold on for too long. Clutching at straws via Daily Prompt: Clutch

Who Morns

The conflict when a major national/international disaster strikes at the same time as a loved one is dying.  My sister was terminally ill when MH17 got shot down over the Ukraine.  It was a very difficult time, because I wanted to be wrapped up…

Lillian

My grandmother was an amazing woman who died many years ago.  She was my first experience as an adult (and new mother) of dementia and visiting someone in a nursing home.  She did not have a clue who I was.  On a good day…