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Lying in bed.. In my deathbed Don't have much time.. I am filled.. with nostalgia.. Memories of which I will always cherish.. Within my deepest thoughts I imagine I am a child again the child inside me.. Such joyful memories .. Memories of running so freely in the grass.. Holding hands with my playmates.. Sharing secrets Laughter.. The innocence of it all.. Years progressing.. From childhood.. To adolescent To adulthood.. Being a curious teen.. Having major crushes .. My first kiss My first love.. Living as an adult.. Major responsibilities occurs.. Finding the love of my life.. Marrying the love of my life Having children.. Living a blessed life.. Years progress.. Often wondering.. How my body is frail.. How these wrinkles.. Gave me character How my health deteriorated.. Within a blink of an eye.. Now I have reached my final stage.. Sadly I am.. Slowing waiting for my own demise.. How shall it feel ? Shall I embrace the unknown ? My beautiful family is gone.. They all have made their final departure.. Before myself.. I have lived a long and full life.. I feel alone now.. Alone in my deathbed.. Awaiting my transition.. Perhaps when one door closes.. Another door opens.. Going from one state of being To another.. Energy cannot be destroyed.. It only changes form.. I do not fear death.. It is dying I fear.. Fear of the old door.. Entering into a new door.. Which is fear of the unknown..

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Date: 5/30/2018 7:44:00 PM
thou i never seek to read another poet, But by night and darkness I came upon your, The one thing I love is that you are still afraid of it, why is this fear old friend, you and I both know by the hands of Elohim and his Yeshua we are the eternal writers of death. So learn deeply to embrace your fear your to walk with a bit, That I shall help make your works so great, love from love, peace from peace, and life from ever lasting life. Shalom
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Date: 5/7/2018 9:18:00 AM
Wow! It is said that your entire life flashes before you when you die. You have captured this so well in this free verse. Well done, Robertina
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Robertina B.
Date: 5/7/2018 4:39:00 PM
Thank you so much for visiting Warren!! Your wonderful feedback is always a pleasure...
Date: 4/27/2018 12:28:00 AM
Dear Robertina, I love this poem. I believed you were actually in this situation, I hope not. I can relate to everything you said. It is so true. If only we knew, right? Congratulations on Best Poem! Lesa Rodden
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Robertina B.
Date: 4/27/2018 3:13:00 PM
" Thank you so much for your kind words, Lesa".. I really appreciate it!!
Date: 4/26/2018 6:04:00 PM
Hello Robertina, we allhave fear lof death. we never know when it will happen. We must live our lives the best we can. Have a nice evening my friend.
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Robertina B.
Date: 4/26/2018 7:48:00 PM
Yes indeed Darlene.. Thank you visiting !!! I really appreciate it..
Date: 4/16/2018 3:26:00 AM
Very deep Robertina. I think it's rather blithe for anyone to say they do not fear death, but I do believe if you have a firm faith or belief in what/who is waiting for you on the other side of Death, that there is a place to go, call it Heaven or whatever you believe, the door is there to cross through and when the time comes there will be no time for fear. That is just my humble opinion.x
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Robertina B.
Date: 4/16/2018 9:42:00 AM
Thank you Leanne!!!! Your words are so kind, you have made my day...
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Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
Date: 4/16/2018 3:29:00 AM
I love this poem. I have added it to my favourites, because it has touched me exactly where it was meant to .
Date: 4/15/2018 8:06:00 PM
I really, really, like your lines: I do not fear death... It is dying I fear... Those two lines provide tremendous food for thought,...and I only hope that I will feel that way when the time comes. Blessings, Gershon
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Date: 4/12/2018 7:45:00 PM
I really felt this, the whole way through. I think about this often. Great work. Thank you for the comment it was very much appreciated. -John
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Date: 4/12/2018 11:11:00 AM
Hi Robertina, I went on a rollercoaster of emotions with this well written piece. You took the reader through every phase of a person's life. How one felt as innocent child, a curious teen, and adult hood and finding true love. But the end sadened me very much and it brought tears to my eyes. Excellent write. Is this a true story of someone you know? Thanks for visiting me today. You are more than to stop by again- Alexis
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Robertina B.
Date: 4/12/2018 5:04:00 PM
Hi Alexis.. Thank you for your very kind words!!! " So happy for your visit, and your wonderful feedback ".. I really appreciate it.. Yes I was inspired to write this.. It was someone I knew that was dear to my heart.. All the best to you Alexis!!
Date: 4/11/2018 9:04:00 PM
Dear Robertina, I don't know where you got this awesome inspiration from but your poem is awesome. A definite FAVE with me. Bravo.
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Robertina B.
Date: 4/11/2018 10:44:00 PM
Thank you so much Line!!! So happy you enjoyed... You definitely made my night with your wonderful words...