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I still

I still see your striking face
When I lay my head to rest
I long for those perfect days
I slumbered lying on your chest.

I still know the stirring words
To the sonnets and dreamy odes
You patiently read to me
As I gladly sat on your knee.

I still mourn those long nights 
Needlessly spent on silly fights
Clashing rage fortified swords
Exchanging heated words.

I still wonder what might have been
If fate hadn't been as mean
As to tear our souls apart 
And to break our fragile hearts.

I still see the hurt in your eyes
As we silently said our goodbyes
When we knew our end was imminent
That we had to treasure each moment.

I still curse the day you left
The day you darkened my bright days
The day you eternally slept
The day Cancer took you away.

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  1. Date: 1/24/2012 7:27:00 AM
    Beautiful and touching poem Hassana.Welcome to reading my poem. oxox love from Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 1/8/2012 5:56:00 PM
    Such sad words to commemorate a precious relationship. Cancer is a deadly disease and most of us have been touched with it. Hope you can heal from this my friend.

  1. Date: 1/6/2012 8:54:00 PM
    A moving write.Thanks for your kind comment at my poem 'Lurking Teardrops'.......kashinath.

  1. Date: 1/6/2012 6:24:00 PM
    i curse the day that cancer came for it is the one to blame, it took you away from me, and your face i will no longer see. you are now in a eternal sleep and here on earth i still weep. the hurt that was in your eyes when you said your last goodbye- haunts me day and night , to a point that i can no longer fight. yet ! i stll !

  1. Date: 1/6/2012 12:37:00 PM
    Very touching, I had a loved one taken by cancer as well. I love it.

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    Date: 1/6/2012 12:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Adam. So sorry for your loss.