Goodbyes Are The Hardest

January 1, 2012
By shaammyx3 BRONZE, Flushing, New York
shaammyx3 BRONZE, Flushing, New York
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Favorite Quote:
A foolish man speaks before he thinks, a wise man thinks before he speaks, but a godly man lets his life speak for him.

Looking at the wrinkles on his face as he’s taking his last breath a tear rolls down my face.
I watch his heart beat
I reach for the watch on his wrist and whisper “grandpa don’t leave me now”
I want you to be here to tell me stories
Grandpa please don’t go.
Ill clean my room I promise
I’ll listen to what my mom says
I’ll do anything for you
As long as you promise you’ll stay
He grabs my hand and moves the hair out of my face
I’m searching his face for a tear or depress
He leans down to my ear and he whispers those simple words
But coughs between The I, the love and the you.
Then he closes his eyes
I hopelessly wait for him to say something more
But the doctor said I had to go...
I didn't get to say goodbye.
I watch as his heart beats Becomes harder to take
I saw him sigh
Then I noticed I was holding my breath
I closed my eyes and took in the moment
He was gone.
Grandpa I know you’re there watching over me but I’m here, it’s not fair.
I look outside the window searching for you in the night sky
I catch a glimpse of sparkle the twinkle
I used to find in your loving eyes.

The author's comments:
This poem is for anyone who has lost their grandpa and was extremely close to him.

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This article has 7 comments.

sanjeev said...
on Jan. 8 2012 at 3:43 pm
Very Touching.Good job.This is just the start...

chals said...
on Jan. 8 2012 at 12:39 pm
well done sammy!!!!

Sandy said...
on Jan. 8 2012 at 12:26 pm
Nice thought !!!!

thunderzz said...
on Jan. 8 2012 at 12:02 pm
very touching Sammy..i miss my grandfather..reminded me of him..Good job!!

BindasCcc said...
on Jan. 8 2012 at 11:35 am
Touch my heart nice Poem of Reality

Vosus said...
on Jan. 8 2012 at 11:29 am
Very nice and touching poem ...keep writing and great job :)

AzzU said...
on Jan. 8 2012 at 11:12 am
This is a nice piece of work about human relation and the about te ultimate and irreversible change in life- the death. Well done shaammyx3


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