Tag Archives: loss

Solace

The comfort of another’s kindly glance The solace of a writer”s l voice. These may arrive as if    by chance. To be responsive   is in part our  choice. Some days our shell is closed,  and all rebuts. Not … Continue reading

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The dark blue skirt has flown and I am all alone

The skirt that I wore,that I wore,that I wore The dark blue skirt that I ,I I wore,wore wore. I wore no hat The skirt that I wore to your, your, your  funeral service Your funeral,the skirt I wore…that day,that … Continue reading

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Missing

I ‘m missing him like we miss  that lost tooth till the gum heals. I ‘ve been in the dentist’s chair Had the anaesthetic but  still  felt the tug  and force. And the dentist yelled,look at this, I got it all … Continue reading

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A fallen tree

The rain fell and the clouds hung overhead As I walked on the moors to meet my man. If only we had found a heather bed. We’d would have done what men and women can. The sun was absent anf … Continue reading

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Death and loss and grief

When death and loss and grief fill up my heart And behind an icy wall I am entrapped Where should my work of holy healing start Where is the hidden place where loss is mapped? As on the earth I … Continue reading

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With its open maw

I put the broken pieces of my heart Into a dish of gold and diamonds hard But metal is no match for flesh And hearts don’t need a fancy dish So now I hold them gently, though I smart. The … Continue reading

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No sound,no touch,no smell,no sight,no seeing.

In fields of lushest  buttercups we ‘d lie We’d watch the clouds as gently they blew by. Love was born we thought would never die. But now you’re gone and here I sadly sigh That love itself remains without your … Continue reading

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My sister

Trying to keep a hold of you; trying to keep a hold of you. Don’t go, Don’t go. I’ll not let you fall down that gap. I’ll always try to pull you back- Little sister. You slipped so far away … Continue reading

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A pool of sea rain

Into the puddle she gazed and gazed My sister was amazed She’d never seem rainwater deeper than eyes Mystery undisguised. Round the rain puddle she ran and ran Too much for any doll’s pan. By reflections of trees she was … Continue reading

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I wear my heart

I wear my heart displayed upon my face. Attentive readers find their meaning there.. Where feelings thought too deep to be embraced Can shine demurely where they do not scare. As Freud observed, we’re never quite disguised Betrayal is our … Continue reading

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