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The Day

i was there the day she died the day she breathed her last i prayed the Lord she'd suffer not it's happening too fast we both agreed no life support so many years ago how could i see this circumstance or this scenario we thought she had a fighting chance if some support were used it was that time i gave consent i'm tired and confused we prayed for a recovery she'd wake up once again i realized the hour came this wasn't in God's plan i pray for strength and guidance, Lord i knew what need be done her body must release the ghost death's time at last had come i chose the time we'd say farewell a Sunday in July i never thought i'd see this day this day of last goodbyes a chosen few stood by her bed i held her hand in mine i finger-combed my baby's hair her time was growing nigh the staff removed all life support she now was on her own the chaplain hummed Amazing Grace My God don't drag this on babe it's okay now to let go i'll be alright my love it's time for you to take His hand and follow God above her little body gave out soon her shallow breaths were few then quietly she left this world to start her life anew so now i am a broken man there's naught that can fix me for now there is a piece missing she has my heart you see

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Date: 2/15/2019 11:55:00 AM
Jess, first of all if this is true, I am so sorry my friend. Such a great poem written from your heart. When our loved ones leave us, they take our hearts with them. Great poetry...have a nice weekend...Charlie
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Jess Opperman
Date: 2/15/2019 3:33:00 PM
Every single word is, unfortunately, true.