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Where did you go

Where did you go?

Where did you go?
Yesterday you were here,

But now you lie still
Your eyes closed,

Gentle face,
Facing up towards the sky,
Up towards the stars,

I know this is the way of things,
That we must all one day let go!

But still, we cry out,
Where did you go?

Your laugh, your knowing eyes,

Waiting for us,
Welcoming us with a smile,

It seems so clear,
standing here,

so quiet,

No more machines
clicking,
Everything surrendered,

We never knew how much time
was left?

But now we know,
It’s passed,

And as we push back your hair,
We see,

It’s time to
let you
go.

John Roberts (dedicated to my beautiful Mum)

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 8/1/2019 11:29:00 PM
johny, This poem gets to the root of all existence. A very well written dedication of love for your Mum. Through memories bittersweet, you do honor her indeed. -Richard
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Date: 8/2/2019 5:17:00 AM
Thank you so much Richard. Times like this take us to the core of our existence. I will check out some of your work soon Best wishes John
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Date: 8/2/2019 5:17:00 AM
Thank you so much Richard. Times like this take us to the core of our existence. I will check out some of your work soon Best wishes John