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''Heartbreaking Death''

I was with her when she left this earth had been sitting by her bed (for days) the curtains stirred and she gasped her last breath it was 6-26-2015 and it was 7:43 pm I felt an emptiness within my heart an aching in my soul the "death of a friend" is always hard especially in one so young cancer claims one more . . . the days passed so slow until the funeral I recall standing at the door there was a serenity with all the flowers at the end 71 people had come to bid farewell and 28 came to the cemetery in a row of cars following a winding road ____________________________________ July 5, 2020 Poetry/Free Verse/''Heartbreaking Death'' Copyright Protected, ID 20-1266-318-03 All Rights Reserved, 2020, Constance La France inspiration poem- "death of a friend" posted 6/26/2015 at 7:43 pm, 7128 views, my highest viewed poem as of July 5, 2020 Written for the PREMIER contest Views on Poems sponsor, Funom Makama Second Place

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Date: 7/26/2020 9:04:00 PM
I understand how difficult it would have been to cope with the loss Constance. I traced to your original poem mentioned here. It is a heartfelt tribute to your friend. This is a creative muse. Congratulations on your win!
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Date: 7/30/2020 2:19:00 PM
Aditi, thanks for your comment and congratulations and compassion _Constance
Date: 7/17/2020 8:16:00 PM
A sad but lovely poem, Constance, and a following to be proud of.
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Date: 7/19/2020 3:54:00 PM
Beth, thanks for the visit and the lovely, appreciate _Constance
Date: 7/17/2020 7:42:00 PM
Congratulations on a your win, and on having so many views on your original poem.
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Date: 7/19/2020 3:55:00 PM
Jenna, thanks for the congratulations _Constance
Date: 7/17/2020 6:38:00 PM
Well done, Constance. The death of a friend is always so hard to cope with, especially when they are young. Congratulations on your wonderful win, my friend. Hugs ~ John
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Date: 7/19/2020 3:55:00 PM
John, thanks for the congratulations and the compliment _Constance
Date: 7/17/2020 5:19:00 PM
Very well done, and a poignant poem you created, Constance. Congrats for the win.
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Date: 7/17/2020 6:06:00 PM
Andrea, thanks for the congrats, oddly this sad inspired poem was from one that had my highest views _Constance
Date: 7/17/2020 4:07:00 PM
Congratulations on this heartfelt poem being awarded Second place Constance. It is lovely. Blessings xxoo
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Date: 7/17/2020 6:06:00 PM
Connie, thanks for the congratulations and the compliment and the lovely _Constance
Date: 7/6/2020 1:31:00 PM
This hurts, so well said, words on this occasion escape me, my best friend of 50 years passed 4/28/2014 at 3 PM. After weeks of taking care of her, I had left for a few minutes as her family sat waiting, as I stepped in, she passed.
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Constance La France
Date: 7/10/2020 12:39:00 PM
DM, thanks for the comment, yes the years may pass but the hurt remains, I can recall everything in that moment and I bet you vcan too _Constance
Date: 7/6/2020 12:32:00 AM
Cancer taking lot of lives.. Even it is a very sad theme, I think you did very wisely in this contest.. Great entry Constance.. Good luck..
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Date: 7/10/2020 12:40:00 PM
Jenish, thanks for the compliment, well you know sad is my thing, and yes cancer does not care who it takes _Constance
Date: 7/6/2020 12:05:00 AM
Cancer is a mean and horrible death. It affects us for a long time. You have penned this for many of us my friend.
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Date: 7/10/2020 12:40:00 PM
Caren, thanks so much for the comment _Constance
Date: 7/5/2020 5:55:00 PM
Hello Dear Heart, It is hard to lose a friend when they are sick from cancer. I have lost a friend from cancer. As of today i miss her. She was my best friend. She will always be with you. in your heart. Enjoy your evening my friend.
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Date: 7/10/2020 12:41:00 PM
Darlene, thank for the comment on my poem, yes, losing a friend to any kind of death stays with one forever _Constance