My Friend, My Husband, My Soul Mate
From our very first blind date
I knew you were my soul mate,
Then a year had past and we were wed,
after 35 years you are no longer next to me in our bed.
We both didn’t know that I would be a widow,
“To death do us part” was only figurative.
our love was young and we just begun to live,
We shared hopes and dreams
and accomplished everything no matter how extreme.
Then I found I must again say goodbye
with my already broken heart,
I watch one by one my family depart.
Your last day I laid with you and listened to your heart beat,
I hope you know how that made me feel so complete.
Holding you close as you took your last breath,
I fear I cannot handle another death.
I can barely stand that we must be apart,
and hold you both so close in my heart.
When I start to feel all alone
I close my eyes and listen to your last message on my phone,
I hear your soft voice once again say you love me very much,
I realize I’ll never again fell your gentle touch.
Then I forget to hang up before I here you say good-bye,
for that part always makes me cry.
I must now learn to live my life without you guys in it,
please give me courage and remind me you are with me in spirit.
One day we will be together again,
but for now, I’ll stay here to be with our other children.
I know you are with our daughter Amy Sue,
so Please give her a kiss and hug from me too.
Until we meet again, love you forever and a day
Your Friend, Your Wife, Your Soul Mate
Copyright © bonnie dodd | Year Posted 2018
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