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Death is Not a Loss

The creaking of old hard wood floors Flowers, weary with wet petals stuck to the pot The absence of dogs barking and cats purring is almost unbearable My own thoughts ticking by The familiar smell of food does not waft There are no lights on Just dust Dust on the chair, the tv, and even my favorite picture on the wall. The house, almost empty but the language on the walls speak, calling out memories The presence of her comes close Presence. Here I am. In this place I am... I once had a dream, A dream of sunshine moments and cold lemonade The dust is now clearing as pictures become bright Past becomes present and the roads of memories end at the horizon where I also end, Seeping into the cold dark couch In this sea of comfort it is an expression of love for death is not a loss, but past memories of life.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 11/21/2015 9:17:00 AM
Thank you.
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Date: 11/21/2015 4:42:00 AM
Hi KC. A sage had once said that nothing ever dies in the only transforms to something else.... Congrats for having your captivating poem featured in the Poetry Soup home page! ;-)
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Date: 11/17/2015 10:30:00 PM
Hi KC :) Congratulations on having your poem featured on the soups Home Page. ~SKAT LOVE~
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Date: 11/16/2015 1:07:00 PM
"A dream of sunshine moments and cold lemonade." Within the piece I like this line very much. Congrats. daver
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Date: 2/9/2015 4:59:00 PM
Hi KC.. powerful, well constructed write, my friend. Poetry Soup is an awesome place to display your creative, artist works. It's also an ideal place to meet and be shaped by other gifted poets. Comment on their works and they will comment on yours. Give one of the Contest a try as well. I look forward to reading more of your good writes in February. Please take time to check me out, ok!
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Date: 2/8/2015 4:05:00 PM
KC, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I hope you have fun in this wonderful community. You'll find many friendly poets, who are ready to support and give positive feedback. I want to be the first to invite you on over to the contest page. I OFFER MY CONTEST in hopes it inspires you in some way. I will enjoy following you and your poetry:) This is a great way to start the New Year. Lucky Us, To Have you. Enjoy 2015, with New Poet Friends! @-> LINDA <-@
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Date: 2/8/2015 3:13:00 PM
KC Seligman, Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. I will get much delight in reading and in time become familiar with your verse. As for now, I will greet you with the same smile others passed when I first joined the soup. Wishing you and your poetry the best. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here STARTING with me- SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you wish. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND" Hugs* SKAT
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