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On the Fifth Anniversary of my Wife's Death

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Dies Irae, Dies Illa: Day of wrath and day of doom. So begins the chorus Of Verdi’s Requiem Mass. Taut vibrations of the violins As drums roll in a crescendo of sadness. It had to be so unfortunately, For we must all eventually die. A tear falls down my craggy cheek, I still remember the sadness of her demise. Despite that she was riddled with disease. Such is the finality of this wretched life. Now Lilian is at peace. Not I though. My yearning for her love Hurts the very essence of my being. I look at her photo. So many memories for she was my rudder, Steering me sturdily through perilous paths That were straight though narrow. Five years passed and how I long To join her in her Heavenly bliss. God’s infinite mercy is boundless. Still I learn that life is not in my hands: All with ups and downs, I can still picture her laughter, falling, Dancing, loving, cherishing. And then her own painful death. Patiently I wait Alone, Until one day My lovely Lilian and I will be joined again in happiness.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2022




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Date: 7/12/2022 3:29:00 PM
Day Of Wrath...Lillian with a beautiful smile, as cute as cute can be! I hear the violins yearning resonance from you, Victor. In a peaceful rest she slumbers. Always meditate on the happiness you both shared Victor.
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Date: 3/13/2022 3:02:00 PM
aww what a super tribute Victor how time flies I can't believe its been 5 years! I still have treasure memories of meeting you both:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 3/3/2022 5:11:00 AM
This is such a great and one of the finest tributes I have ever read... Damn sure, your wife will be reading this from heaven... She will be very happy...
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Date: 2/26/2022 4:59:00 PM
Victor, a beautiful tribute to your wife full of grief and raw emotion. Hugs to you!
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Date: 2/26/2022 11:12:00 AM
- A beautiful poem to your dear Lilian - Your longing can not be expressed in words ... the longing is so much deeper ... - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 2/25/2022 2:58:00 AM
How eternal is your love! We all wish to join our loved ones in heavenly house but until the right time comes, what we choose to do, keeps our love for them lively!! You keep your love burning like a campfire, giving and spreading warmth in cold nights!!
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Date: 2/24/2022 11:54:00 PM
Oh, what a lovely tribute to your beloved loving wife dear Victor...Am sure she read it from Above and smiled...God bless...~ Ani
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Date: 2/24/2022 2:37:00 PM
Lovely tribute to Lillian, Victor. May you be blessed with peace and purpose while you await your rejoining with Lillian. A poet friend, Bill
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Date: 2/24/2022 2:37:00 AM
Her memories are yours, Victor, and the love you have for her will hold you up till that blessed day, when you see her:) a poignant poem:)
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Date: 2/23/2022 9:00:00 PM
Your poem is deep and so eloquently written, Victor, heart wrenching ~ How about this … she is with you in each breath, vibrationally … feel … feel … the joyous, blissful moments of love’s eternal tenderness, dispersing her fragrance entwined with your soul, as you wade through life, radiating light divine
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Date: 2/23/2022 8:15:00 PM
You will experience great joy when you are reunited in heaven Victor. I am sure it seems like yesterday. You have a very lovely wife and I believe she is still with you in spirit watching over you. You have written a most beautiful tribute to the love you shared. Celebrate your wife’s liberation from pain and know you will be happy with her once again. Love Connie
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Date: 2/23/2022 8:36:00 AM
Dear Victor - Hello. I have no words for such love emotions feeling and much more. I know pain never goes away and that it only grows and gets harder. May writing of your beautiful wife and of your love give you a hint of peace somehow. Allow me to say you were blessed and so was she. Love and Blessings always.
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Date: 2/23/2022 3:37:00 AM
A very sad anniversary Victor, but you are blessed in all the happiness you and Lilian shared. Thinking of you...Delice
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Date: 2/22/2022 11:08:00 PM
A heartfelt poem , a tribute to your wife's anniversary. My heart saddens to hear as I know well how it feels. Blessings my friend
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Date: 2/22/2022 6:21:00 PM
Victor, Your poem touched my heart. You honored your wife's memory with a lovely anniversary poem. I am so sorry for your loss. Thank you for sharing her picture and the heartfelt poem. The poem was well written. Blessing  ~ Debra
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Date: 2/22/2022 3:54:00 PM
The sadness especially on anniversaries. My heart aches for you, Victor. I think that a spouse can’t help but think of every attribute of the shared life. Beautiful: I can still picture her laughter, falling, Dancing, loving, cherishing. A cause for joy and then sadness with grief. ~ hugs and tears Kim
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Date: 2/22/2022 12:58:00 PM
Victor, your heartfelt tribute to your dear wife is a beautiful one. True love lives on forever. Blessings.
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Date: 2/22/2022 11:43:00 AM
Dearest Victor, I lie here while my tears fall to your heart’s mourning phrases, touching deeply, even into the flow of my arteries. Yes, you both will join again. Yes, the angels try to reach you, reciting the happy memories, yes sometimes smiles come as the tears fall. Yes, our friendship in poetry inspires. Yes, this poem has moved stars & Lilian hears xoxo
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Date: 2/22/2022 7:54:00 AM
Your love for your wife resonates throughout in this heartfelt tribute, Victor. My thoughts reach out to you as you reflect on this day. Sweet memories you carry in your heart is an everlasting gift.
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Date: 2/22/2022 6:17:00 AM
Dear Victor, a beautiful tribute to your beloved wife! She lives in your memories, and in your love. Thinking of you ~ Mala
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Date: 2/22/2022 4:25:00 AM
Victor, Such a powerful and honest poem, full of both sorrowful and pleasant memories. Lilian looks to be a lovely and caring young lady. I'm sorry you're going through this. Her ideals live on in you and all others who have had the pleasure of knowing her! I hope you're feeling a lot better today.
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Date: 2/22/2022 4:01:00 AM
A beautiful tribute to your dear wife Victor, she lives on in your memories and your heart, thinking of you today. Tom
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Date: 2/22/2022 2:47:00 AM
Oh Victor, I hope you feel better today. Loss in all its forms takes time to process doesn’t it, I hope you have friends and family to keep you safe....Angie :)
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Date: 2/22/2022 2:31:00 AM
Hi Victor, It is sad to read your heartfelt write. You have been blessed to experience such a love as this. Until you too reunite, she lives on in your heart and memories dear friend-Alexis
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Date: 2/22/2022 2:12:00 AM
Victor that is so very beautiful. Illa looks really lovely and sweet. I’m sorry you have sadness Victor. Debx
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