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Life through shattered glass




My life sit's, precariously,on the edge of a dark void,
I am a mother, grandmother, and I was a daughter,
The world I live in is cosy, safe, benign,
until I'm tossed on an emotional tidal wave,
and washed up on rocks of harsh reality,
as I was, when my mother died, but I survived.

I get lost in memories of my granddaughters birth,
and am swamped by my daughter's misery deserted by love,
hoping she can find the strength to carry on alone,
worrying that she may  never see the love in her baby's eyes,
or eat, or sleep or breath, without tears ever again,
maybe, when her pain has died, she will survive.

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  1. Date: 5/18/2010 1:48:00 AM

    Praying that with time, things will get easier and that everything will make sense June - regards Wilma

  1. Date: 5/15/2010 7:28:00 AM

    I hope the void becomes filled with happiness June, and your tomorrow's are emblazened with sunshine >> James

  1. Date: 5/13/2010 5:07:00 PM

    Some trying times in your life...The loss of your mother the one that you turned to for comfort is a very difficult time...Writing out your feelings and fears will help emincely...I will pray for you right now that God will strengthen you for the task ahead..Keep the creative pen flowing..Sara