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The Forever Sleep

before lowering the satin lined lid of the casket let me watch him for awhile perfect skin so smooth a cowlick always out of control eyelids hiding eyes once so blue and clear now dull and empty in his forever sleep as I touch his cold hand one last time no warmth no life I gently kiss his pale lips as he takes a piece of my heart

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 7/30/2015 5:17:00 PM
I can relate. My oldest son passed. I wrote numerous poems expressing my feeling. If you like to, you can check out my poems.
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