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A Widow At Twenty Three Part 3

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A Widow At Twenty Three Part 3

                            "A Widow At Twenty Three"   Part3

Left alone with a son of three already had buried a child under a tree
Today she had to set a timing for the funerals when they’ll be climbing
The road to the top of the hill where she and her son will stand still
Until a father and husband would be buried.

Why? again why? only yesterday I was still married? What am I going to do?
What do I still have to pass through? Is my destiny just to mourn?
My beloved one’s since I was born?

All these thoughts passed her way while thinking nobody, will ever take my son away.This time, I’ll take my time to decide should I stay? Or depart?
Until that early morning just after a week when her lawyer approached her to speak and informed her how much money Larry had, astonished, she didn’t even look glad as within she never cared!

She would have loved Larry to be healthy than gone and leaving her wealthy. 
But she signed Larry’s will and turned looked at the hill felt everything just stood still even the lawn was dry the birds couldn’t fly just stood on the trees
Watching her tears. She turned away bidding Larry farewell where he will always dwell.

Took her son by the hand and just wanted to land on any other land.
At her age and at that stage she was determined to turn the page
Find a new life.

Exquisite rich at twenty four planned to buy a home with carpets all over the floor have a fireplace ready to be lit when she will meet a man whom 
she will desire to never love her the same way not to ever have 
a monotonous day.

She bought two tickets on a plane dreaming of landing in Spain…..
Where her ancestors once came when she didn’t even have a name.

She bought her beautiful home by the sea waking up each morning feeling completely free at last she was living in Spain and will never have to complain
Of the past she hadn’t even felt it passed.!!!

She quickly put her son in a boarding school that same day she wanted to act like a fool ran to the sea just got wild swimming against the time naked she had nothing to hide no more rules to abide no more tears no more fears
No more dying no more crying starting today my life will be always gay.
Until my very last day.

                                          The End.

Copyright © Therese Bacha

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  1. Date: 1/6/2014 12:19:00 AM
    Happy 2014 Therese... CONGRATULATIONS:) on having your poem featured on the soups HOME PAGE. A nice way in starting the year:)- Goodnight poet friend <3 =LINDA

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 1/6/2014 2:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi PD. Thank you so much for passing by, and hopefully soon I will be back. I am on vacation with my boys and grandchildren in California for the coming few months. Hope to find time to visit soon. Thanks Linda. Happy New Year. Hugs Terry xoxo
  1. Date: 4/5/2013 10:17:00 AM
    I am happy for her. I think that people deserve a little bit of happiness in their lives. Thanks for this wontrful story/poem.... Lucilla

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 4/5/2013 10:36:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Lucy, glad you enjoyed it, I never know how to write short poems, I don't know why? will learn. Love Terry xoxoxo
  1. Date: 3/8/2013 8:35:00 AM
    I love the endimg.The beginning of our life story is how God creates it.....Perfect..The steps ahead are how others mold us to become or be..but the endimg is in our hand cos its up to see the bright side of life or the foggy part.Very optimistic poem.An inspiration to.better tomorrows no.matter what life brings..tnks for sharing dear sweet lady.

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 3/8/2013 8:48:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for passing by Charmaine you are a faithful friend. Love Terry xoxo
  1. Date: 1/7/2013 8:06:00 AM
    Was caught up till the end. Relieved at the end to see a happy note there. Lovely portrait. Love, Mehnaz

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 1/7/2013 12:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much Mehnaz.....i am so happy you liked it....xoxo Terry
  1. Date: 12/16/2012 10:44:00 AM
    Is it about yourself or just an imagining? I sure enjoyed it. I love that it ended in spain. I long to return to this days, when I was young and living five months in the most beautiful country of the world.

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 1/7/2013 11:57:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Andrea....some events are from friends in my country due to a war for 16 years....and some i have gone past was sad due to this war....i also am dreaming of going to Spain....hope i will have time to do that..i love your work to a lot....Love xoxo Terry
  1. Date: 12/16/2012 1:48:00 AM
    I love it it Terry,,, self portrait, yes? thank you for reading " A Lover's Quarrel"

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 1/7/2013 12:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Some are true.other are friends from m y country during the war of 16 years......I will write more now that i am encouraged....loved your poem to...will read much more.....Love xoxo Terry