Quiet Moments

Quiet Moments

A Poem by Gee


It is a quiet place, special, a place kept secret, not shared,
and it will be this way forever perhaps
as I feel not the need to burden others with my thoughts, feelings.
With the passing of time and my " healing"
visits there are becoming less frequent,
not because I love, care, less than before
but more so because the pain has subsided,
eased to the point where memories are now smiles,
smiles that are seldom, if ever, accompanied by tears,
and now, unlike when she was living,
when routine was the bedrock of her life
I need not phone in advance to make a date
I can turn up any time, unannounced,
just drop in to sit, look, remember...

" I'll come back as a Robin" she used to say
" to keep an eye, make sure you are behaving"
then she would laugh, sip her tea.
Tears came easily with the first Robin sighted
and the second, third, but they are now met with a smile
and visions of her sitting hunched in her favourite chair,
a part started crossword on her lap
the words within painstakingly written, some not finished...

I smile as I write this, bid her goodbye,
then leave until the next time.

© 2021 Gee

Author's Note

For whatever reason the original post of this has vanished from my page along with all comments etc, so if this seems familiar, it is :))

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Aww this is such a touching poem and the robin part is so moving and sentimental, I do believe loved ones come back as creatures. Kudos for this superb elegy.

Plz do read and comment my newest poem too, right on top of my page.

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 Year Ago

Thank you kindly
this is such a heartfelt and loving poem about loved ones gone but never forgotten. Thank you for sharing.

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 Year Ago

Cheers Carlos

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Added on June 5, 2021
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Milton keynes, United Kingdom

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