Acrostic

Acrostic

A Poem by Sharon L.H. Kelly

                  
 
Momma, can you hear me?
Open you mouth, I have your medicine.
Rest now, my Best Girl.
Please know how much I love you. Forever, then for Eternity!
Horrible sounds escape from your lips. Death's rattle, vibrating through the house and lodging into my mind and soul.
I pray that you can't know or feel the demons spewing their vile deep inside.
Night is beginning to shroud you.
Extinguishing your flickering light, as it closes in like the lid of your coffin.

© 2014 Sharon L.H. Kelly



Author's Note

Sharon L.H. Kelly
Rest in Peace, Mom. Four months ago, today...

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a dark, powerful and heart-wrenching write! so sorry for your loss.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Sharon L.H. Kelly

2 Years Ago

Thank you for your review and kind words.
Indra Neil

2 Years Ago

u r welcome.
very dark and scary. of course sad, but at the same time capturing the very scare that death brings with it

Posted 2 Years Ago


Sharon L.H. Kelly

2 Years Ago

Thank you for your review and comments.
My condolences to you. It is not easy to lose a loved one. You are blessed with a true gift of being able to put those emotions to paper. Peace and comfort to you.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Sharon L.H. Kelly

2 Years Ago

Thank you for your kind review.
Yes, very overwhelming and powerful. I was with my sister-in-law as she took her last breath from cancer. Morphine was heavily used. What makes a great poem is connecting with your readers. You have done that. And by the way...I LOVE acrostics!

Posted 2 Years Ago


Sharon L.H. Kelly

2 Years Ago

Thank you. I like them too.
first one I read, very overwhelming and strong stuff, my Mother died 26 years ago but I can recall similarities in your poem to her last hours, very touching personally, a great poem.

Posted 3 Years Ago


Sharon L.H. Kelly

3 Years Ago

Thank you for your review. It was a very dark and raw experience.
"Night is beginning to shroud you.
Extinguishing your flickering light, as it closes in like the lid of your coffin."


Posted 3 Years Ago


This was so powerful. I'm sorry for your loss and thank you for the powerful words

Posted 3 Years Ago


Sharon L.H. Kelly

3 Years Ago

Thank you for your review.
I'm so sorry. I remember the morphine that dripped into my mother as she lay dying of cancer. It gives relief yet steals final moments. I am so sorry for your loss.

Posted 3 Years Ago


Sharon L.H. Kelly

3 Years Ago

Thank you for your review.
Wow, possible the most powerful piece I've read. No more needs to be said. Thanks for sharing :)

Posted 3 Years Ago


Sharon L.H. Kelly

3 Years Ago

Thank you for your review.

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