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I Lost the Love of My Life Today

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I Lost the Love of My Life Today

I lost the love of my life today
I held her hand as she slipped away.

Although my heart wished she would stay
I told her to go, that I’d be ok

for her suffering was too much to bear
And to wish her here would not be fair.

I lost the love of my life today
I’m struggling hard to find my way

She was the one who held me strong
When life was tough and all went wrong.

She was the one whose strength I clung
She was the one my soul had sung

And now she’s gone and I’m on my own
And alls I hear is this endless drone

My mind is numb and my body weak
My soul it has no words to speak

I lost the love of my life today
I Don’t even have the strength to pray

Except to say “dear God Oh WHY”
Why in the world did she have to die?

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  1. Date: 2/20/2014 10:06:00 AM

    This poem really spoke to my heart.. My papa recently lost his wife (my nana) and the pain was unbearable.. i know how you feel :/

  1. Date: 2/16/2014 4:35:00 PM

    Hi Bernard, A beautiful expression of heart felt pain. I pray that it was your vivid imagination that created it and not your reality. God Bless huberta

  1. Date: 12/5/2013 8:09:00 AM

    Were to a flower breathes her own There upon the wings of love stitch sewn An epitaph of love, remembered A heart in grief, a slow dismembered Still the souls cling on, beyond the blue A golden script, a fiat, an I Love You xxx

  1. Date: 5/5/2013 8:41:00 AM

    this is a sad one I hope for you is fiction!your poem exactly shows us the meaning behind the title, of losing one's love.

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 2:53:00 PM

    Beautifully written. You bared your soul with this poem and I feel for you. Betty

  1. Date: 4/14/2013 6:59:00 PM

    Hello Bernard, i read and read, my heart has a place for you i can write it because you know who i am. I am so sorry. Gods will , we never know why. Much love Terry xoxoxo.

    Colasurdo Avatar Bernard Colasurdo Date: 4/14/2013 9:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Terry once again your words are so kind and genuine, and I feel them. Bless your beautiful heart.
  1. Date: 4/4/2013 6:59:00 PM

    Bernard, a sad poem. Somehow I felt the uplifting view that everything will be okay at the end. I will connect your ending question with my grandson. Why o' why God''' oh why'??? Mostly it hurts not to know the answer. All I can do is hold on till the day we are united. A sad feeling and void no one will ever explain.... always~ Linda

    Colasurdo Avatar Bernard Colasurdo Date: 4/10/2013 9:33:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    A loss like this cannot be explained or understood unless they have walked in your shoes. God Bless You Linda on your journey of grief.
  1. Date: 3/29/2013 6:01:00 AM

    Thank you for sharing a part of your life in poetry for others to read. Poetry is so great for the body, mind and soul. Great poem Bernard - shaz

    Colasurdo Avatar Bernard Colasurdo Date: 3/29/2013 11:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank You Shaz, Yes I can feel the effects of my writing in my life. Bless You!
  1. Date: 3/28/2013 7:26:00 AM

    Reading this poem adds even more layers to your Grief poem. I am truly moved and so very sorry for your loss. As a believer we have the reassurance of being reunited. Please read mu poem A New Dream, I am sure you will appreciate.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 3/28/2013 8:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I hope you will allow yourself to rest in his arms.
    Colasurdo Avatar Bernard Colasurdo Date: 3/28/2013 10:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank You Rick, Yes that "knowing" that I will be reunited once again is what keeps me breathing each day, and knowing that God is carrying me and my cross. Blessings
  1. Date: 3/27/2013 12:02:00 PM

    Such a beautiful tribute to your love. I am sure these words will carry to her spirit. My heart is heavy for you, Hugs, SuZ

    Colasurdo Avatar Bernard Colasurdo Date: 3/28/2013 10:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank You Suzanne, so nice of you to stop by and read one of my poems. I do appreciate it. Blessings to you
  1. Date: 3/14/2013 5:27:00 PM

    Bernard just heartbreaking, my poem is only fiction, but your pain is obvious, keep writing it will help you....David