God I miss you

God I miss you

A Poem by Gee
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Just words

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It has taken many years to get here,
to this point of confusion,
where, trapped inside without memories,
you know not even your own reflection,
let alone me, the stranger
that sits before you with tear streaked cheeks
and a heart so heavy, sad, that it wishes you dead.

How callous that looks when written, when read,
but this not so, no, no, no.
These words are penned with a breaking heart,
with a love that will never be found again,
by a son who sees before him the empty, dry, husk of what once was
but will never be again.

I place fresh flowers above you,
clean the cold, shiny stone upon which your name etched
and chat to you, with a half smile,
about all that you are "missing"

God I miss you










© 2021 Gee


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Hmmmm ... hard, very hard. I've spoke to both my boys and they know what to do if I reach this stage of forgetfulness. It's tough, the thoughts, the life, the everything that comes with it. I watched my nan slip away to not knowing - and remembering howdy dad dealt with it so well. I was young and when he took me to visit her I just found myself choked up. Dad was so great - but I am sure he too felt it very deeply.

Posted 2 Days Ago


this was a sad one to read, even if just words you have related to us that sorrow so clearly, the sadness of not being seen or recognized and the exhaustion and regret, when they are still here but already gone this could be about a parent as the comments below with dementia or Alzheimers, a lover perhaps but the main goal of expression was so clearly met.

Posted 1 Week Ago


A wonderful poem written my friend.
"I place fresh flowers above you,
clean the cold, shiny stone upon which your name etched
and chat to you, with a half smile,
about all that you are "missing"
God I miss you"
The above lines. I do understand and thank you for sharing the amazing poetry and your thoughts.
Coyote


Posted 3 Weeks Ago


Gee

2 Weeks Ago

Thank you Coyote
Coyote Poetry

1 Week Ago

You are welcome my friend.
I surely understand this beautiful poem.
I have felt it and still feel it.
j.

Posted 3 Weeks Ago


Gee

2 Weeks Ago

Thank you Jacob.
Hope you are well
very powerful & emotive poem, gee.
my mother at almost 98 has dementia, with her daily alternating lucid & muddled moments. during her muddled times, she's perfectly happy.

i sometimes wonder if given a choice, which is better to suffer from in old age, being lucid & aware of your body but can't do anything, or your demented moments where everything seems uncomplicated.

cheerio carola

Posted 3 Weeks Ago


Gee

2 Weeks Ago

Thank you Carola
My father has dementia along with many other ailments. I know it's just a matter of time so I can relate to this in some way. He's a husk of himself. I almost called ems this morning. Everyday is a new challenge. I'm sorry you have to go through such heartache.

Posted 4 Weeks Ago


Gee

2 Weeks Ago

Thank you Relic
Very sorrowful poem about losing those you love. I enjoyed it.

Posted 4 Weeks Ago


Gee

3 Weeks Ago

Thank you for reading sir
JungLee

3 Weeks Ago

You are welcome. Please check my newest poem
As an actual combat soldier (wordman, stop with the stolen valor please) I probably see this differently as you intended. I've been directly responsible for unpleasant things done with a broken heart and a conflicted mind. I've tried to forget or otherwise ignore those who have been lost and the culture we have changed It's not wrong that I do this, it's just how it goes when life is lost or taken or devastated in the name of something... morally questionable.

This had nothing to do with your poem, I know, but that's what came out of me after reading it the first time.

The review I had after actually grasping your intent is boring and more sad so, I'll keep that one in house.








Posted 4 Weeks Ago


Gee

4 Weeks Ago

In your case being smart, intellectual has probably done you a disservice as you no doubt would have.. read more
Dennis The Tiger Cat (dave)

3 Weeks Ago

That's a nice way of saying overthinking without thinking enough.

You're right thoug.. read more
Hi Gee. I can totally empathize with this.

A friend of my father's, who was both an author and a film producer and a sort of early mentor of mine, once told me that he feared the loss of his mind far more than any physical deterioration.

I was quite young at the time, (pre uni,) but Peter's words remain as fresh as ever. He died of multi organ failure in 2019, aged 82; frail after a long illness, but fortunately with his towering intellect gloriously intact.

Beccy.

Posted 1 Month Ago


Gee

4 Weeks Ago

Hi Beccy, would be nice to keep both the mind an physical well being up until the last breath, this .. read more
Your words sting, Gee. They're so personal they could cause the sky to drop out of space. Pain like yours eats the spirit . Can understand personally, plus heard the like via the helpline. Is said that under this-that circumstance, knowing you're not alone helps. But in truth, nothing can or does.. unless it does - one day. I have a friend whose mother had dementia. Gilly suddenly told me,' I wish I could have mum back again.. ' That stung too. We stood crying in a corner of a field where a fete was being wound down. Your words are.. magnificent in their sadness, Gee.

'.. love that will never be found again, -by a son who sees before him the empty, dry, husk of what once was - but will never be again.'

Posted 1 Month Ago


Gee

4 Weeks Ago

What a gift if able to spend time with those that have left us :))
Hope you are well m'dear. .. read more
emmajoy

4 Weeks Ago

Gee, they never leave us.. never. Keep safe, friend.

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