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Author Name: Freesymmer 3 Comments
Date Added: August 19, 2009 12:08:18 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Tarnish Brunette

Iíve learn so much about you

Only through clippings in a book

For your presence has been gone so long

and your love ones hearts, you took


I canít picture your face anymore

Just an imaged silhouette

Of a lady standing  before me

 hair of tarnished brunette


I hear your voice from time to time

And those words we chord together

I play them back inside my head

For they make me feel much better


A scent of you enwraps me

Encasing me of peace

It urges me to touch you

It seems this time has ceased



I heard the doctors say youíre ill

I felt their mass concerns

Mom, you taught me how to love you

But your death I havenít learned


So  now I sit in somber

In the tears of my great loss

A lifeless, living daughter

Is the price your death has cost


I canít picture your face anymore

Just an imaged silhouette

Of a lady standing before me

With hair of tarnished brunette



Author's Notes:
This was a poem I wrote for a friend that had the unfortunate experience of losing her mother. We are so close that I physically consume the great pain she bares. In which, it has inspired me to write about it. She holds this piece as a memorial/dedication to her mother..right in the very book she steals her meories from.
To all that has endured a deepest sympathy to you!
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Comment By: Freeb w mayer on August 25, 2009 08:27:30 PM Report
Very strong, sad piece. Well done.
Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on August 19, 2009 12:44:11 PM Report
sHeRi:  lovely dedication to your Mother.  My Mom is also gone on and it becomes less painful over the years;but, your memories are precious and lovely.


Lady D

Comment By: FreeWide Awake on August 19, 2009 12:33:09 PM Report
My condolences for your loss, Lady...I lost my mother back in 2000, and I know how you feel, she was my best friend.

I might suppose that this fading of memory merciful...for it allows us to live...even though we will always hold loved ones dear.

Heartfelt write!



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