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I miss you

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I miss you

I miss you more than I could ever properly stress... You were a great friend, a true proper friend that anyone would be lucky to have known and luckier still to call their friend. I cherish the many times we shared together in laughter and fun. I think of you often and wish to go back to those simpler days, when things didn't get complicated or even hard. But as I write these words and remember you I wish for only your forgiveness. I let you down and I so very sorry. If I could have been a better person. A better friend then maybe now we'd still be able to share the laughter, the happiness, the pain, and the sadness within our lives. But as it is I abandoned you and lost a truly precious gift. If not for my selfishness perhaps you still might smile in the most dire of times...
with an aching heart 
and heavy head 
I ask for your forgiveness 
as I lay you down to rest
Perhaps if I were better,
If I had been a good true friend
Then you would have felt so alone in the end

My dear Alleria... I miss you every day
With an aching heart I now finally say
Goodbye sweet friend...it has been a year
I must go, and leave you once more.
But this time I leave you in the hands of God
He will care for you and guide you

With as much love as I possess...
Farewell...

I will always, miss you.

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In Loving memory:
Alleria
June 07, 1993-August 20. 2012

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  1. Date: 8/31/2013 8:05:00 PM
    Beautiful words, Becca. Know I already read them, but I'm sure she would have been happy to read them. Always, Laura

  1. Date: 8/20/2013 8:10:00 AM
    Lots of sadness & reflection here. This was a deeply touching read. Respect to you for this very honest writing.

  1. Date: 8/20/2013 5:10:00 AM
    A very emotional read Rebecca. I really enjoyed perusing your poem.