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Elizabeth

May 9, 2014
By Shade3043 DIAMOND, Shade3043 Did This, In Case Of Anonymous, Other
Shade3043 DIAMOND, Shade3043 Did This, In Case Of Anonymous, Other
87 articles 0 photos 168 comments

Favorite Quote:
When I was a boy, I would always hear scary things in the news and my mother would say to me, "Always look for the helpers. Everywhere you look you will always find people helping." - Fred Rogers


You were there.
You were there when I wasn't.
The view of my memory might be obscure.
Oh, how I wish that all the putrid were pure.

Elizabeth.
What's the view like from up in heaven?
How was your meeting with God?

Elizabeth.
Have you forgotten all about me?
Cause I just can't do the same for you.

Observe, if you would
A little boy.
One who just couldn't believe.
One who could not take the news that he heard.
It must have just been a mistake.
Because what have I done?
To be alone?
Like a drifter in the desert.
What have I done?
To you, God?
Why'd you take
A piece of your grace
Why must you take her away?

Elizabeth
Can you hear me up there in those clouds?
Elizabeth
Cause I can't make out what your saying down here.

Elizabeth
Won't you join me and sing like we did when I was young?
Elizabeth
or will my tears just flow again when they have all been sung?


The author's comments:
Rest In Peace to my Mother, whom I hope can hear me all the way up in heaven.

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on Oct. 19 2014 at 9:26 pm
TheOceansBlackBird SILVER, Richmond, California
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Favorite Quote:
One persons craziness is another persons reality
-Tim Burton

and then there's this one
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I think this is a beautiful song/poem shade. I'm sure your mother would be proud.

on Oct. 1 2014 at 11:01 pm
PureDrawings BRONZE, Chandler, Arizona
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you did a really good job. it sad, and i felt ur emotion. Good job.

@Tabatha said...
on Sep. 23 2014 at 1:52 pm
@Shade three zero four three, this poemitry was very captivating and your words are beyond fantastic nix works

on Jul. 21 2014 at 1:28 pm
Castiels.Freaking.Trenchcoat SILVER, Columbiana, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"Family don't end with blood, boy." ~Bobby (Supernatural)

This was/is amazing, Shade. So emotional. Almost made me cry... I never cry.

on Jul. 20 2014 at 11:39 pm
___averylynn_____ SILVER, Waterford, Michigan
7 articles 0 photos 33 comments

Favorite Quote:
Look closely at the present you are constructing. It should look like the future you are dreaming. - Alice Walker.
What you wear is your billboard. So, what are you advertising?

I really liked it.  I dont know what its like to have your mom die, but I did lose a loved one and it felt like the world was caving in on me.  I couldnt stop crying and I was practically heaving because I felt so much pain inside.  I wanted to scream at the world and tell God to take me with her.  It wasn't fair.  I guess she dug her own grave, but it wasn't fair.  I am also a christian, so the things you said just made sense from my religious standpoint because sometimes I feel like God isn't listening.  But maybe its all for the best.  I also thought it was sad and really sweet.  

on Jun. 10 2014 at 12:07 am
Sunshine2420 SILVER, Unknown, Other
9 articles 0 photos 173 comments

Favorite Quote:
A smile hides everything.

It is just so perfect :)

on Jun. 8 2014 at 4:06 pm
malloryryan07 BRONZE, Brookwood, Alabama
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That was so beautiful... Definitely 5/5 stars.

on May. 21 2014 at 10:18 pm
JJ_Lone PLATINUM, Davenport, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
~Stephen Hawking

Awww.... this is so sad... I am crying! Awesome

on May. 18 2014 at 10:51 pm
Olivia-Atlet ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
324 articles 10 photos 1165 comments

Favorite Quote:
"To these the past hath its phantoms,
More real than solid earth;
And to these death does not mean decay,
But only another birth"
- Isabella Banks

WOW. This was amazing. It really made me feel like I knew Elizabeth....X,)

on May. 18 2014 at 5:42 pm
PhoenixTears GOLD, Stansbury Park, Utah
11 articles 6 photos 59 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life sucks. And then you die." ~Jacob (Twilight)

oh my gosh... This just made me cry. No joke. I am crying, I can't see what I'm typing to well. Oh goodness, this is just so powerfully worded and the meaning is so vivid... Just breaks my heart. But I really like this poem.

on May. 15 2014 at 7:41 am
This was great I can relate I lost my mom when I was young to.

on May. 14 2014 at 3:58 pm
MynaJane1234 GOLD, Greenfield, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"luke 6:31 ( Do to others as you would have them do to you)

Wow this is really good sad but i can realte to this a lot great job!!!! 5/5 stars