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Love Lost

Love Lost…

Morning star shines down on me
I seek the shade 
The shade of the great oak tree
It casts a giant shadow across both of your hearts
Across mine

The cool breeze blows through the field
Between the rows of etched marble stone
And beyond the blades of overgrown grass
Your resting places I see

In the peace and quiet of the morning
I sit, I stand, I talk to both of you
I breathe; deep
Exhale in a sigh
Unable to fight the tears
Not really wanting to try

I find myself needing to spend time with both of you
But have neither Mother, nor Father
I am no longer a child, but a man?
I am all that you both have made me
Your love and guidance cannot fail me now…

Copyright © Michael Domaracki

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  1. Date: 8/13/2014 8:45:00 AM
    xoxo....It is incredibly hard to loose your parents...You have had many obstacles during your life but I'm sure you are a man that they are both proud of! <3

  1. Date: 6/25/2012 11:41:00 AM
    No matter how "old" one is...sad to lose mom and dad. - well written poem Michael. - oxox Anne-Lise