Grandpa's Poem

April 8, 2010
By Rose0589 BRONZE, Ballwin, Missouri
Rose0589 BRONZE, Ballwin, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"Strength is nothing more than how well you hide the pain."


Grandpa’s Poem
You’re so small, so frail, so fragile,
Yet so selfless,
Never wanting to worry anyone.
That’s what I love about you.
You fight for what is really yours,
Your dream of happiness for us.

You’re moving, you’re feeling just like us,
And yet we can’t,
We can’t comprehend how you really feel.
You looked at me and smiled,
Then you were gone.

Before everyone talked in hushed tones,
Not wanting me to see the sad reality.
Reality… I could clearly see.
You were distant, but we all held together for you.
Everyone’s faces, they all held fear,
But they tried not to show it.

You’re moving, you’re feeling just like us,
And yet we can’t,
We can’t comprehend how you really feel.
You looked at me and smiled,
Then you were gone.

The tears they pour like a river,
Few tried not to cry but found it extremely hard.
I didn’t know you well, but I still cry.
Soul mates tried to keep you here,
Yours tried the hardest I’ve ever seen.

You’re moving, you’re feeling just like us,
And yet we can’t,
We can’t comprehend how you really feel.
You looked at me and smiled,
Then you were gone.

Your body lays lifeless,
But I know that despite all the loss,
You are happy.
Maybe not because your soul mate isn’t there yet.
You now have a painless body, and a soul,
That never dies.
That’s what I love about you, Grandpa.


The author's comments:
This piece is a piece I wrote when my grand father was dying of lung cancer. Rest In Peace Grandpa.

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on May. 11 2010 at 3:26 pm
Rose0589 BRONZE, Ballwin, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"Strength is nothing more than how well you hide the pain."

I thank you greatly.

on May. 11 2010 at 12:50 pm
BlueInk94 PLATINUM, Valley Park, Missouri
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This is soo sweet. Its truly beautiful!

on May. 7 2010 at 6:42 pm
Rose0589 BRONZE, Ballwin, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"Strength is nothing more than how well you hide the pain."

Thank you very much :)

Bubbles911 said...
on May. 6 2010 at 5:34 pm
That was beautiful,Rose,your grandpa would be proud..........


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