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It will be the anniversary of my sisters death, in a few days and I will turn back the pages of time. The mirage comes back to my brain with all the pain, her blood left a stain on the road until the rain; it flowed down a drain- a memory that will forever remain. Mother screamed but I froze and became nonverbal, the days that followed were a nightmare dream; my sister had a lot of sweet allure and charm to appeal. And she came to me at night in a gossamer light, she held my hand tight and her smile was honey bright; and all around us white dulcet birds were in flight. I will never forget the day of Suzanne's funeral, she lay so ethereal, so fragile and delicate; I stood very straight and still and held my tears, many gave us the balm of consolation and solace. Oh, how pale Suzanne looked, so dainty and frail, I fell into a tale, and wispy wings were my veil; on an ocean I sail- until the scent of roses I inhale. My birthday followed- got a doll gift favor I still savor, I said- be braver and that was my pivot and saver. _______________________________ January 25, 2019 Poetry/Rhyme/Delicate Anniversary Death Copyright Protected, ID 19-1108-139-02 All Rights Reserved. Written under Pseudonym. Written for the contest, Eight Word Anniversary sponsor, Michelle Faulkner Fourth Place

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Date: 2/26/2019 3:56:00 AM
Amazing story Dear Heart, how very sad to have suffered such a loss. Enjoyed reading it, thanks for sharing.
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Date: 2/25/2019 10:54:00 PM
An extremely poignant write, Constance. Congrats on your most deserving win.
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Date: 2/24/2019 1:28:00 AM
Oh those last two lines moved me so much, of course your entire write is brave and stirring, congratulations on your placement-
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Date: 1/30/2019 6:25:00 PM
I'm so sorry for your loss. This is written with such strong emotion and crafted gently with exalted expression. A fav for me. Hugs, Chantelle xo
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Dear Heart
Date: 1/30/2019 6:42:00 PM
Chantelle, thank you for your compassion, I can write about Suzanne with emotion for I never truly ever got over here death, it haunts me still, and thanks for the FAV, that means a lot to me. ~
Date: 1/26/2019 1:13:00 PM
OK, just scrolled down and got down inside gray clouds. Pain has certainly often called your name and lent such emotional depths to your heart and pen. I'm hugging you, thinking you are one of the bravest souls I've encountered. Your earth journey must be of great spiritual worth for your heart to wear so many beautiful human scars. HUGS
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Date: 1/27/2019 11:51:00 AM
CayCay, so true, I do have deep scars on my soul but they have led me to a spiritual beautiful place, if that makes any sense. And that is why I write sad poetry.
Date: 1/26/2019 1:09:00 PM
Do I cry from sadness or praise from poetry delight-fullness? I never know, well mostly never, if I'm reading fiction or word-witnessing a heart that's bleeding. I'm sure YOU as sorrow-lived are in this touching, beautifully written poem, but I'm hoping you aren't 'in it' as fact. Either way, I leave here emotional and feeling you. I want to say 'great use of the words', but somehow can't equate 'great' with the sadness expressed. Oh, what to feel? Just everything, right? Poetry hugs ... CC
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Dear Heart
Date: 1/27/2019 11:49:00 AM
Caycay, thanks so much for visiting my poem and commenting, sadly this is not fiction but my reality that haunts me forever, I made a decision long ago to put my grief and sadness into my writing and these kinds of poems are my forte !
Date: 1/26/2019 10:51:00 AM
so moved by how you relayed your feeling during this trying times, cinstance... so beautifull... huggs
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Dear Heart
Date: 1/27/2019 11:47:00 AM
Nette, thanks for visiting, I relive this over and over and write it in poetry over and over, I will never let it go ~
Date: 1/26/2019 7:20:00 AM
oh this is a touching poem and so sad... You expressed the emotions so deeeply in this one...
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Dear Heart
Date: 1/26/2019 7:33:00 AM
Silent, thanks for visiting and for that nice comment, I never celebrated another birthday. I told my mother everyone cries on my birthday, she said, we will change the day, I said NO, that will be Suzanne's Day till forever~
Date: 1/25/2019 8:13:00 PM
Oh how sad it is to lose one so young and so close to your heart. A delicate death indeed, Lovely words penned Dear Heart. x o
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Date: 1/26/2019 7:32:00 AM
Pixie, thanks for visiting with compassion and kind words, appreciate. My birthday was the day after my sisters funeral.~
Date: 1/25/2019 4:32:00 PM
Come, lovely and soothing death, Undulate round the world, serenely arriving, arriving, In the day, in the night, to all, to each, Sooner or later, delicate death. Famous quote by Walt Whitman ~
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