The person you knew

The person you knew

A Poem by Aa Harvey

The person you knew



In death they have found immortality;

Endlessly youthful they shall become in your mind’s eye.

When you have aged they still shall be,

The person you knew, so young and carefree;

With the face of your child.



Time shall not age them for they are no more;

The beauty of their youth shall never be changed by this world.

Your memory of them will keep them forever young.

The person you knew; the daughter or son.



When death comes to take you from this land we live upon,

You shall be reunited with those you love;

The ones you have never forgotten.

As the life drains from you and you are motionless beneath the sun;

The person you knew will come to collect you and take you to Heaven.



They will still look like the child you lost;

The picture of a son you could never lose.

The memory of a daughter so beautiful and so soft;

The person you knew is now back here with you.




(C)2016 Aa Harvey. All Rights Reserved.


© 2016 Aa Harvey

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Added on March 9, 2016
Last Updated on March 9, 2016
Tags: death, child, loss, youth, memory, love


Aa Harvey
Aa Harvey

United Kingdom

I have been writing poetry for over ten years and I write about everything. The music I listen to can be found on you tube. Just search aa harvey 5000 playlist. The first 5 playlists are the mu.. more..