a prayer for a friend

a prayer for a friend

A Poem by sette
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for romil: may you be in peace

"


In the casket,

Your eyes were morose.

I know you are not in peace

My friend.

 

A lot of questions rise,

People talk about you

For two days now,

They don’t know the real story,

 

Yet they malign you,

Spread dirty rumors

Make up stories

Without knowing what is true.

 

I learned that the

Last part to decompose

When we die

Is our ear.

 

I know that you have

Listened to all those stories

And it made you sad,

Can’t believe that there

Were tears in your eyes.

 

Your body is lifeless,

But your soul is troubled,

It is lost and confused

With that I offer a prayer

 

Be comforted my friend,

Seek solace in our prayers.

 

This October 6

You should have turned 46

We will sorely miss you.



© 2018 sette



Author's Note

sette
still in pain..sorry

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Oh, how beautiful. Speaking to the ear and the heart of a friend after the end of their life.

Mythical in its reality.

V

Posted 1 Month Ago


sette

1 Week Ago

thanks for this appreciation
Verse

1 Week Ago

You're more than welcome! :):)
Ang bata pa rin niya.Nakadagdag iyon panghuhusga ng iba.Be strong kasi lalong hindi mapapayapa siya kung pati ikaw ay bibigay.Ipagpray natin siya palagi.Pero kahit wala na siya andito pa tin siya sa puso natin.

Posted 2 Months Ago


sette

2 Months Ago

tama ka jan
Let it out. There is nothing else you can do.

Posted 2 Months Ago


sette

2 Months Ago

thanks for understanding
Dang...the death is sad, and the story left in its wake even sadder. Full emotional expression and great writing is sometimes cathartic. So sorry my friend. Great writing though.

Posted 2 Months Ago


sette

2 Months Ago

thanks my friend for understanding
A very sad and otherwise emotionally charged poem indeed... I rate it amongst the best of your poems I have read here to date..... Neville

Posted 2 Months Ago


sette

2 Months Ago

thanks my friend for the appreciation
Neville Pettitt

2 Months Ago

always a pleasure sette.. always... Neville
Profoundly sad.
Whatever happens to us--or those we love--praying is always a good idea.
Beautiful poem!

Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

I am sorry for your loss sette. May your dear friend rest in peace. I was always taught that you do not speak ill of the dead, as they can't defend themselves.

Chris

Posted 2 Months Ago


sette

2 Months Ago

yes that is so true thanks for the understanding and the sympathy chris

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