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Grandma's Goodbye

A song deep in my heart
  to help me get by
A glistening tear
  refusing to dry
To bury the dead
  among the many
A nightmare about
  the death of my Granny
The sudden fear
  abandonment & pain
Deep desolation
  the freezing rain
She quietly rests
  surrounded by satin & wood
Awaiting the reunion
  with Papaw for good
The breezes slightly blow
  a gentle warm scent
A blessing from Grandma
  heavenly sent
She loves me still
  this I know
Even after all the years
  I stayed undertow
But now she rests
  her spirit it flys
My only regret
  being such sad goodbyes
But this was a dream
  this time it was
Sad thing is
  I know this day
Will someday come.
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Written on October 28, 2004

Submitted by tabbycat_b on June 13, 2021

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  • SparksInTheNight
    I’m so sorry for your loss. She loved you, and she loves you, and she wants you to live a satisfying life. You will see her again.
    LikeReplyReport 13 months ago

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