Holiday Blues

Holiday Blues

A Poem by BBP

Holiday Blues
Got me thinkin' of you

Your smile flashes through the bright lights
and I know it always will
Sometimes the memories are harder to swallow
than a ten pound pill

As coldness creeps in
and the saints try not to sin
As the jingle bells ring
and my sad heart tries to sing

Promise me you'll comfort me
with your sweet embrace
and your smiling face

As I stare at the star that I claimed for you in the sky
Please promise you'll comfort me as I remember you and cry

You may be gone from this place 
that we still walk 
But you'll never be forgotten because
your memories still talk

They talk to me many times a day
But their always shaded in blue during 
this......melancholy holiday

'Cause these Holiday Blues
Got me thinkin' of you

© 2017 BBP



Author's Note

BBP
For my Angel........Sabrina

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This is so awesome! I've written several for my best friend (RIP) but nothing coming close to this heartfelt tribute. I love the way you SHOW instead of tell, how the "missing" manifests using vivid details of the melancholy routine. I truly believe our angels are nearby, to help us get by. I also love your unstructured rhymes (to show people its okay to be free with rhyme!) Thanks for sharing your heart in a beautiful poem (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 7 Months Ago


I love it, it's beautiful.

Posted 1 Year Ago


BBP

1 Year Ago

Thank you so much Cherrie
Cherrie Palmer

1 Year Ago

It is a gift to love someone so well that you always know what they would say. So well that their w.. read more
Such a sad melody played by this poem . The holidays are always painful for those who have lost someone.?

Posted 1 Year Ago


BBP

1 Year Ago

Most days are hard, the holidays just let you wrap it up in words a little bit prettier! lol :)
Tate Morgan

1 Year Ago

Had a bad day yesterday myself
BBP

1 Year Ago

sorry to hear it
Beautifully captured tribute. Once, holidays were happy events, but can also be tinged with sadness for those gone, who fill your mind with happy memories of when they were here. I think bittersweet is the correct term for these days.

Posted 1 Year Ago


BBP

1 Year Ago

Thank you! Special times will always have a tinge of missing the ones we love that have gone.
This is absolutely beautiful, BBP. I hope someone remembers me with this much affection when I am gone! Very touching.

Posted 1 Year Ago


BBP

1 Year Ago

awww thank you so much! It was a dear piece to me. I miss her sweet face daily and you are right...... read more
The Iron Horseman

1 Year Ago

You're welcome, my friend.
Sad. I'm always blue every Christmas and Thanksgiving but I haven't lost anyone like you have. Holidays are always sad reminders.

Good expression in this BBP.

Posted 1 Year Ago


BBP

1 Year Ago

Thank you so much ... holidays can be depressing regardless lol
Sometimes, lost love lasts the longest.
Poignant reverie with which we all can relate.
Tenderly conveyed, B!

Posted 1 Year Ago


BBP

1 Year Ago

Thank him for the kind words jimmy and sorry I missed his earlier.
Jimmy Yetts

1 Year Ago

Him? His?
What happened to "you" and (likely) "this?"
BBP

1 Year Ago

Hahahahaha thank youuuuu lol
We do miss our ...remembered.

Posted 1 Year Ago


BBP

1 Year Ago

our remembered. I like that! :)

Remembering is the last gift we can give them.
"Sometimes the memories are harder to swallow
than a ten pound pill"

Aye, so true. This was quite a touching write and I somehow already knew who it was about before reading your note.
Been a while since I read one of your pieces, Bev! Hope you are well :)


Posted 1 Year Ago


Dr. YumnaKay

1 Year Ago

You're welcome, Bev!
And yeah, it's been a ride lol :p
BBP

1 Year Ago

busy or chaotic?
Dr. YumnaKay

1 Year Ago

Chaotic would be more..appropriate 😷
Thats nice, sweet with tenderness within... holiday blues, hope they didn't strike to much.

Posted 1 Year Ago


BBP

1 Year Ago

Thank you for kind review!

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