Grandfather's Poem

October 2, 2016
By Anonymous

You walk lonely through the field of wheat
Up to the beckoning world of clouds and crystals
Leaving me on the tree
Hanging there free and empty
Like a pulled up dandelion
Or a sign hanging loosely from a single screw
I had just begun to know you
And what I thought would be forever
Was soon and swiftly severed
The times I  remember oh so fondly
Are times I want to resurrect
Or just forget
But I can’t
My mind and body won’t allow it
And it’s not fair
That I have to go on without you
But it is a must
A requirement
That I wish with my full heart didn’t have to be so


The author's comments:

I was inspired to write this because my Grandfather died a short time ago and I felt that by putting this on paper, I could get a better understanding of my feelings and possibly control my emotions a little bit better.


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