And The Rose Petals Fell Like Rain

September 8, 2011
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The clods of dirt pounded like thunder,
And the rose petals fell like rain,
Like the teardrops fell from my eyes,
And I knew
As I beheld that grey, bleak sky,
That I would never be the same again.
Your casket fills a grave
But you’ve left behind a void.
I try to be happy.
I try to be brave.
I still have a life to live,
As I think of all the gifts that you gave,
And what you had still to give.
How will I get by without you?
You, who taught me all that I know,
I lay down my flowers,
Suppress a sob,
And trudge away through the snow.

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