I miss you

December 16, 2009
By Anonymous

It's been a while since you've gone, and not a day goes by that I don't miss you.
I don't want to believe you've left, I don't want to believe it's true.
These tears fall from my eyes, every time I hear that certain song.
I don't know what else to do, I just have to be strong.

I know you're in a safer place, somewhere so far away from me.
I know that you're looking down, you're in a place I cannot see.
I don't want to believe you're gone, but you are permanently in my heart.
There is where you'll remain, therefore from this world- you will never part.

You were kind to me, from the very start.
And the smile you possessed, was a beautiful piece of art.
I still fight the pain, wanting the hurt to end.
It still isn't easy, to say I lost a friend.

I try to convince myself, you're still around.
Until that painful truth, shoots me to the ground.
I don't want it to be true, because I miss you so.
I still don't understand, did you really have to go?

I don't want to believe, you aren't really there.
I don't want to hurt, because of course I still care.
Words cannot express, the heaviness I feel.
Nor can they take away, that your absence is real.

So is it okay, if these tears still fall?
As the one song, brings up a memory- painful to recall.
You're the sunshine in the day, that moonlight shining at night.
You are the thought in the back of my mind, to make that wrong- a right.

You're that gentle brush of wind, pushing me to move on.
That thought in my mind, saying you're not really gone.
You're that shadow on my wall, seeing me off the sleep.
You are that memory, I will forever keep.

And so I sit alone, in the quiet of the night.
Thinking to myself, something isn't right.
Here in my own silence, not knowing what to do.
I can't help but think, Ryan- I miss you.

The author's comments:
This piece is about one of my friends. He passed away not too long ago, and I still miss him so much. I can only hope that he knew how much I cared about him, and how much I still care. I know that he's watching me, and I know that I will see him again someday. I know that this is a long piece, but it feels like it was necessary... This is being published into my yearbook this year, in honor of his memory. I wrote it because the song I was listening to when I heard he died, came on not too long ago. My heart stopped...
Ryan, I feel so lost and alone without you here. I keep thinking that you're not really gone, but then I get that sudden realization that you're not here with me anymore... I miss you Ryan, and I love you. I can't want to see you again. You are forever in my heart, until the day we meet again.

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on Jan. 22 2010 at 12:52 pm
amber.jaramillo BRONZE, Lafayette, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
In the unseemliness of your mind, you have allowed yourself to rid yourself of all your vanities. Slowly you have faded into black array, leaving behind all your sanities. Without further adieu, there is nothing left of you.

Thankyou so much! I appreciate it. :)

on Jan. 19 2010 at 6:01 pm
bamboom212 PLATINUM, Chestnut Ridge, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"The truth with a bad intent, is worse than any lie you can ever invent."
"You are smarter than you think. You are stronger than you look. You are braver than you feel."

oh wow im so sorry 4 ur loss. this is a gr8 poem. ur friend is lucky 2 have had someone as poetic & meaningful like u in his life :)) best of luck


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