You've Been Gone

March 5, 2010
By lsj_x3 SILVER, Magnolia, Ohio
lsj_x3 SILVER, Magnolia, Ohio
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You've been gone now
for more than a year
It's been so rough
without you here.

I stayed by your side

'til I had to leave,

I really didn't want to -

but Mommy really needed to sleep.

You didn't let go that night,
but I knew it would be soon -
That's the reason I refused
to leave your room.

The tears ran down my face

as your heartbeat began to drop,

“This can't be happening; He's

too strong to lose this fight.”

I ran to get Mommy -
it was the only time we departed
& that's when you finally decided
to go up with our Father.

A year has passed without
seeing your precious face -
It's still hard,
but I accept it, because now
I know you're in a better place.

The author's comments:
This is about my Great Grandpa who passed away in 2008.

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