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Whispers From Beyond

Listening for whispers from beyond the grave. So hard to hear for the mortality slave. Wind blows a chill thru the winters trees. Hands clasped in prayer I'm on my knees. Denial on my lips disbelief in my heart. Scared and alone my world torn apart. A pastor speaks standing beside you. I know you're gone but don't want it to be true. Who are these strangers standing around. Inch by inch you're lowered into the ground. Everyone says, " I'm so sorry for your loss. " Can't they see I'm on an ocean that I can't cross. If I close my eyes and listen really hard. I can hear you say, " go play but stay in the yard." Memories hurt Mom and I don't want to cry. Please don't go I don't want you to die. I know I can't stop it there's nothing I can do. You'll just have to live on in my memories of you. Now I have to find a way to be strong and brave. Keep listening for whispers from beyond the grave. Written on 3/24/16

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Date: 7/23/2016 6:19:00 PM
Hi Scott, congratulations on your win in the contest. This is a touching poem Scott, it is real. Your words bring back memories. I did lose something deep inside me when i lost my mother. That part of me is lost forever, it went with my mother. Your emotions run true Scott. This is definitely a seven....Mike.
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Date: 7/25/2016 7:28:00 AM
Thank you so much Mike. I truly appreciate your beautiful comments on my work.
Date: 7/23/2016 1:26:00 PM
Congratulations Scott, Hope to see you stop by my blog *Female Spirit* always and forever ~Linda~
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Date: 7/25/2016 7:31:00 AM
Hi Linda. Thanks for including me in the winners circle. I appreciate you taking the time to read my work.
Date: 7/8/2016 6:09:00 PM
Heart rending, Scott. I hope to never have to see this day. By the look of things, my 84 year old mom could maybe outlive ME!!
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Date: 7/9/2016 8:36:00 AM
Thanks for giving my work a read. Not really sure the best way for these things to work. No matter what there will be great sadness. What I didn't write about were the great joys also remembered. The circle of life is complete.
Date: 6/12/2016 6:52:00 PM
A very moving write. It's hard coming face to face with a parents mortality.
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Date: 7/9/2016 8:41:00 AM
Sorry for the late response Richard. Somehow I missed your comment. I have found that mortality in general is difficult to face. When you lose someone you love dearly it only becomes that much more difficult. Thank you so much for your comments.
Date: 4/6/2016 11:17:00 PM
Scott, Congrats on your "When A Door Closes WIN." Luv ~LINDA~
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Date: 4/7/2016 1:31:00 AM
Thanks for checking out my poem. I really appreciate you taking the time to read my work.
Date: 4/5/2016 5:31:00 PM
Hi Scott, Congratulations on your win in the contest. A beautiful write....Mike.
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Date: 4/7/2016 1:32:00 AM
Thanks for your feedback. I appreciate you stopping by to read my work.
Date: 4/4/2016 9:04:00 AM
Your works are truly heartfelt Scott! I enjoyed this one! Congratulations and a 7 for you! :) _HANS
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Date: 4/5/2016 8:54:00 AM
Thank you Hans.I appreciate your feedback.
Date: 4/4/2016 3:15:00 AM
Congrats on ur wonderful win with this very awesome poem Scott..
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Date: 4/5/2016 8:55:00 AM
Thank you Dr. Sharma.
Date: 3/24/2016 11:23:00 AM
You brought tears to my eyes, this was written from the soul and touched me with your expressions of heartbreak and strength. The title and poem itself is beautiful as well as your flashbacks, that of which tugged at my heart strings. Sometimes other people do not understand the pain, your reference to an ocean that can not be crossed is perfectly suiting. Thank you so much for sharing. Xx
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Date: 3/24/2016 10:46:00 PM
I appreciate your comments so much Karissa. Your words mean so much to me. Thank you.