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Briefly paused the world that day..

Briefly paused the world that day..

A Poem by Gee
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A mothers passing.

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And even though tides still ebb and flow,
nights cede to day and seasons change,
the one true constant wanted, needed,
is now naught but raw, emotional, memories,
that bring tears when least expected.

Angela Marguerite Muirhead 04/12/1936 - 09/04/2019

© 2019 Gee


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My heart goes out to you--I lost my dad two years ago and it's been really, really hard. I admire your ability to write at all--I had to take a total creative break when I lost him.

I don't know if you intended this, but the way none of your lines rhyme, it feels really despondent. It's heart-breaking, both in the structure and the subject. Again, my heart is with you.

Posted 2 Weeks Ago


Gee

2 Weeks Ago

In so sorry for your loss. Thank you
Tears are good, they help the healing, she would tell you that i am sure ♥

Posted 1 Month Ago


Gee

2 Weeks Ago

Apologies for the late thank you Stella
Gee,
Indeed you will feel this way for a awhile . . . lost my mother 32 years ago to Ca. Yet time doth heal.
Thanks for this reminder around Mother's Day.
Tom

Posted 1 Month Ago


Gee

1 Month Ago

Thanks Tom, appreciate your words.
My oh my, what a gently, loving tribute this is, Gee. Such beautiful words for a beautiful woman. And they make you very much and more, her son. Sad days for you and your family but, wrap around your memories, my friend - they'll hug you slowly better.

Posted 1 Month Ago


Gee

1 Month Ago

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emmajoy

1 Month Ago

Almost forty is a certain age, is it?! Humph! And there was I hoping to become part of the glitter.. read more
Gee

1 Month Ago

Lol..........
A very poignant and touching poem, Gee.

In its brevity it speaks in volumes. You have my sincerest condolences. Just know that wherever she is now, like the true Liverpudlian she is, she'll never walk alone. Here's hoping the Reds can do her a favour.

A fine write.

Posted 1 Month Ago


Gee

1 Month Ago

Hi Doodley, Thank you so much. Two of the songs mum had picked for her funeral were YNWA and Ferry a.. read more
Doodley

1 Month Ago

She couldn't have picked a better tune.
Beautiful and so moving, Gee.
(Hugs)
So sorry for your loss.

Posted 1 Month Ago


Gee

1 Month Ago

Ana.......
Ana Papaya

1 Month Ago

Best to you and your family Gee
Gee

1 Month Ago

Good morning, thank you :))
this is so moving, Gee...and I am sorry for your loss...and feel your pain...still miss mine so much...she passed four and a half years ago.
I think John and I both can feel this poem so much.
j.

Posted 1 Month Ago


Gee

1 Month Ago

Thank you for your kind words Jacob, they are very much appreciated :)
Hope you are well.
So sorry for your loss Gee. I still smart at my mother's death and that was some time ago. You capture an air of helpless emptiness, loss and grief in this short poignant poem. A lovey tribute.

Posted 1 Month Ago


Gee

1 Month Ago

Thank you John, I appreciate your words. Shame there isn't a book explaining how you should feel at .. read more

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Milton keynes, United Kingdom



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