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Categories: angst, anxiety, assonance, bereavement, betrayal, caregiving, feelings,
Premium MemberIN HELL WITH NO COOL WATER
by James Edward Lee Sr.
IN HELL WITH NO COOL WATER

An Old & New Aged Negro Spiritual
by James Edward Lee Sr.

It's hot all over and I'm so thirsty
It's hot all...

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Categories: bereavement, best friend, dedication,
MIDNIGHT AND ME
by Renee D. Gross
#MIDNIGHT AND ME

I had a Dog named Midnight...he was every bit my Sunlight! At nine years old, I was told he died from a Hit...

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Categories: bereavement, birth, black african
Premium MemberFREE AT LAST
by James Edward Lee Sr.
              FREE AT LAST...Tribute To Dr. Martin Luther King

oh, Dr. Martin...At last...

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Categories: bereavement, confusion, depression, emotions,
The vanishment of passion
by John Beam
Furtive blue eyes do glance away to hide,                 ...

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Categories: bereavement, bird, body, boy,
alternative saga
by jan hansen
The alternative Saga 
 
Eric the brave Viking
could pillage a village all by himself
rape every woman regardless of age.
In Franken land, he got a venereal...

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Categories: bereavement, death, emotions, father,
Last time
by Daniel Hunter

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Categories: bereavement, grief, hurt, lost
My world was taken away
by robin davis
Its a long while since I've been
Wearing a very happy grin
I can not even believe
You would ever really leave
We were going to grow old
Together we...

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Categories: bereavement, culture, death, funeral,
A Weeping Willow Mourns
by John Beam
She is in her willows,                    ...

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Categories: analogy, appreciation, bereavement, blessing, encouraging, feelings,
Premium MemberNOW I'M FREE
by James Edward Lee Sr.
NOW  I'M FREE


I died but Jesus 
He comes for me I did die
God sets spirit free

...now I'm free


by James Edward Lee Sr....

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Categories: bereavement, dad, death, feelings,
Stranger
by Rebecca Campbell
When I was young, at the age of three
heart disease took my father from me.
I will not hear his voice say I love you
he wont...

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Categories: bereavement, conflict, death, imagery,
Premium MemberThe Soldier's Death
by Emile Pinet
I can smell the coppery scent of blood
and the stench of death, excrement and piss,
a soldier lies dead, his face in the mud.
I mourn the...

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Categories: bereavement, memory, metaphor, nature,
Premium MemberKilroy Was Here
by Amy Sell
Kilroy Was Here, etched in sand on the shore
Waves wash over the inscription till it’s seen no more
The sea crashes over castles built by children...

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Categories: bereavement, dark, depression, destiny,
Heartbeats and the fear of death
by Moses Sichach
Life is so short 
But you wear trousers a blazer and a tie 
You make money and drive by 
Watch the news you are sad...

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Categories: bereavement, family,
Premium MemberWhy Old Doll Faces Seem So Creepy
by Amy Sell
If you happen upon a stack of photos taken in Victorian times,
Look carefully for a post-mortem picture – they command a premium price.
Technically, everyone in...

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Categories: bereavement, love, pain, sorrow,
The Confederates of Evil
by Robert Liam McCallum
Long ago, upon one grey and bleak November
That I shall forevermore remember,
I’d heard that my beautiful belov’d was untrue;
Then the rages of despair and anguish...

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Categories: bereavement, death, devotion, heaven,
The Promised Land
by Tony Olson
The Promised Land

A pretty girl, her dance card filled
Had found her shining knight
A handsome man with soft gray eyes
She knew that it was right

It wasn’t...

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Categories: bereavement, death, funeral, grave,
Living Day To Day
by robin davis
It has been a little scary
And I'm just a wee bit wary
Going on without your love
Now your and angel up above
Taken away from me so...

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Categories: bereavement, love,
Premium MemberIn a Field of Lavender She Lay
by July Morning
The weeping willow stands high on the hill
as though a sentry, watching o'er the land.
One wonders, does the weeper understand
how hearts once warm can freeze...

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Categories: bereavement, death, death of
Beyond the Twilight
by priyanka bernadette mullick
"I'm going home 
While you stay here in the grass 
I tread the winter snow 
While your bed of grass grows 
You're illuminated 
By the...

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Categories: bereavement, blessing, body, celebration,
Premium MemberIn The Twinkling Of An Eye
by James Edward Lee Sr.
What shall I give, what
Shall I take to not be found
In the twinkle of eye

Give a life of right
Life righteously and be freed
From sin and...

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Categories: bereavement, conflict, dad, father
The Indivisible Divide
by matthew harris
tension between
this singular male offspring and me dad
proved more ineradicable
then tensile strengthened steel rebar
which wall veritably, unequivocally,
terribly outlived purposefulness, egad
yet remained intact

even after this son...

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Categories: bereavement, death, lost love,
Seeking Better
by Mark Hughes
Will there ever be a day
when grief and sorrow goes away?

Will memories provide and sustain
to drive away this awful pain.

Our best laid plans have come...

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Categories: bereavement,
Peace is near
by Daniel Hunter
						Peace is near


Standing near,
watching you wither away.
Hoping that tomorrow 
will be different than today.

A tube down your throat,
means you can’t speak.
Eyes become your voice,
but they’re...

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Categories: 7th grade , addiction, analogy, bereavement, boxing day ,
Bread
by Lukas andrew
This bread I break was once the oat, 
This wine upon a foreign tree 
Plunged in its fruit; 
Man in the day or wine at...

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Categories: bereavement, cry, deep, dream,
Beloved
by Meenakshi D H
Found bloodied and mutilated body

Sight fell on shining silver among brown bits

A ring my poetry immortalised, owned by him

With excrutiation, it actualized my life's death

Undoubtedly,...

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Categories: bereavement, blessing, celebration, devotion,
Premium MemberARISE AND SHINE
by James Edward Lee Sr.
Arise and shine
Like a beacon in the sky
Shine on glorious in heaven
Arise and shine
Shine and arise
Arise and shine
And don't be bound by the things of...

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Categories: bereavement, betrayal, break up,
Bloom of Thorns
by David Lustrup
The deep dark night, No longer holds glory
For now it is lorn with fear
in joy's absence lies the cruel demon
of sadness that makes my eyes...

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Categories: bereavement, death, depression, loss,
The Castle In The Gloom
by David Welch
On Devon’s moors I found myself
walking to clear my head,
to shake off loss for just a bit,
and see a color other than red,
feel something other...

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Categories: appreciation, beautiful, bereavement,
The Pearl
by Deneek Clennon
Once upon a time life seemed crystal clear.
Then out of the blue little beads appear,
Of hurt and pain and mournful days.
But God knows a tiny...

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Categories: absence, angst, anniversary, appreciation, bereavement,
Premium MemberThe Night I Grew Up
by Barbara Dickenson
Dad, I remember well the night I grew up. 
I know you remember that night too...
   I know you never forgot this happening:
...

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Categories: bereavement, bird, butterfly, candy,
In memory of her
by Insane Writer
My love, do you still remember me?
The vow  we made under this mango tree
I was younger then while you were old enough
But in my...

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Categories: bereavement, death, eulogy,
Eulogy for my Mother
by David Richmond
Joyce Letitia Richmond-Solomon (A servant of God and a friend to man)

Every life has its seasons and God has created each individual for a purpose....

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Categories: bereavement, happy birthday,
The Day The Aardvark Died
by Declan Molloy
The Day The Aardvark Died Christmas 2017

The day the aardvark died
they wept down London zoo
some danced in Jerusalem
cardinals Christians orthodox Jew

The day the aardvark died
I...

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Categories: bereavement, death, grief, loss,
Ghosts
by Curtis Sa
Please believe in ghosts,
It's the only thing that'll save you
When your favourite person goes....

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Categories: bereavement, bird, body, christmas,
Premium MemberRhyme Time III - Death
by Rhoda Tripp
Are there robins hopping my frozen ground?
Sound of widowers voices all around.
Chilled to the bone, I make nary a sound.
My suit and tie are not...

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