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It Seems Like Yesterday

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It Seems Like Yesterday



The doctor told me, Mom was going away,
     so many tears I've cried since that day;
my tears could fill all the oceans and seas in this world,
                    Mom said to me, don't cry, don't be afraid.

                               It seems like yesterday.

She said, I have suffered for so very long,
    I have fought a terrible battle and I have lost;
And I am so very, very tired, can you not see that child,
                    I nodded, dried my tears and held her close.

                              It seems like yesterday.     

I stayed beside her bed and watched her sleep,
    Holding her hand and counting every gasping breath;
Finally the end came in the light of dawn with birds chirping,
                    Allowed to cry now, I wept, I wept.

                              It seems like yesterday.


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Written April 27, 2008

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  1. Date: 7/29/2013 5:00:00 PM
    This is a most touching piece. S sorry for your loss.

  1. Date: 7/29/2013 4:28:00 PM
    Very very sad and real poem. I am so sorry... Thank you for participating in my contest. Please feel free to repeat that. :) G.

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 3:27:00 PM
    heartfelt and heartbreaking write, my friend. Hope you and the kitties are having a great weekend x

  1. Date: 7/23/2013 7:56:00 PM
    Wow this is such a sentimental write my friend! I just love the splendor of this incredible poem Constance! I really enjoyed reading this amazing piece this evening! What a powerful poem, Great work!!

  1. Date: 7/23/2013 2:42:00 PM
    Very touching Constance. I can feel the sadness still alive within your poem. Death isn't easy, it cuts like it did just like it was yesterday. Sorry for your pain luv. Love, Gail

  1. Date: 7/23/2013 1:28:00 PM
    So sad but well done Hello my friend how are you ? Laura :)