Nothing changes, but everything has

Nothing changes, but everything has

A Poem by Gee
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Our beautiful friend Deb passed on 13/08 after her second, brief battle with cancer

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In the grand scheme of things, in life,
nothing has really changed, but everything has.
The sun still rises lighting eastern skies
then falls, ceding the heavens to a pallid moon,
tides ebb and flow, their calming shushing washing shingled shores,
fetching and carrying, fetching and carrying, fetching...
The tick and tock of time, relentless, moves forward
with seconds changing to minutes, to hours, days, weeks, months,
this passing of time ushering in the season's change,
summer into autumn, into winter, into spring,
the season of new life, rebirth, but not yours,
for you now sleep eternally, peacefully, somewhere beyond this life
in the arms of the angels.

We didn't send a card, couldn't find the words,
and what use tear stained ink to broken hearts anyway, what use.
Even now, as this written, what words could do justice,
could explain the numbness, disbelief,
the feeling of loss at your sudden passing
and how sadly you are missed, will always be missed...

Is it peaceful up in heaven
have you angel wings to fly,
can you hear our veiled hearts beating
can you see the tears we cry.

Will you visit in the small hours
come sit and chat awhile,
reminisce about the good times spent
upon our faces paint a smile.

And will you hold us in your angel heart
as in ours we all hold you,
until the time we meet again
when our lives they too are through.
















© 2021 Gee


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Memories refresh the old good time spent with loved ones. Life goes on. We think nothing has changed but in reality everything undergoes a change. Nice poem Gee.

Posted 3 Weeks Ago


Gee

3 Weeks Ago

Thank you for both reading and commenting Abdul
Deeply emotional words, Gee. I am sorry for your loss. May memories of Deb always be a blessing to you. This poem is heartfelt and while you think words do not comfort the grieving, I believe they would so appreciate this poem. Lydi**

Posted 1 Month Ago


Gee

1 Month Ago

Thank you Lydia
The opening of this poem hits real hard especially for those who have suffered loss. My deepest condolences dear author, and I do hope your friend is somewhere better, continuing the journey and is watching over you. Reading this made me very emotional, as I also lost my grandpa a couple of months ago. Sincerely hoping we will meet our loved ones on the other side.

Posted 1 Month Ago


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Gee

1 Month Ago

Apologies for typos and an added "good"
Ana B.

1 Month Ago

Hi Gee, these things definitely make us appreciate life and those close to us more. There is no beat.. read more
I absolutely love the title , A beautiful poem I'm sure she will keep close to her heart in heaven . Heartfelt condolences for your loss . I can't fathom the losing of a loved one .
Will you visit in the small hours
come sit and chat awhile,
reminisce about the good times spent
upon our faces paint a smile.
This makes me wish heaven had visiting hours , To always hold our loved one's hands and chat on the reminisced times . I hope you feel better and time and love heals you of this ache .

Kathy

Posted 1 Month Ago


Gee

1 Month Ago

Thank you for your mind words Kathy.
Good morning
Gee

1 Month Ago

Kind.........
Kathy Mc Cathy

1 Month Ago

Good morning to u too Gee !
A beautiful tribute memorial poem to your dear friend
She loves it I’m sure
I believe the departed live a little come to life sort of I can’t explain it every time we shed a tear or think of them
Someone told me that once
Sorry for your loss
We will all meet again on the other side I believe xx

Posted 1 Month Ago


Gee

1 Month Ago

Thank you Julie. If there is a "life after" I look forward to catching up with her when my life is d.. read more
breaks my heart, Gee ... feeling your deep loss ..we are never ready for it .. that's not one of the rules is it!? :( this is such an honest, vulnerable, plain speaking poem put so very well together says i! reading inspires me to remember those in my life i have lost .. and looking to my death wondering .. asking .. if perhaps the Good Lord would allow me one last farewell i might give to my children and grandchildren .. some way to let them know i still love them and that it's not over after all. ;) thanks for sharing .. this poem means a lot to me.
E.

Posted 1 Month Ago


Gee

1 Month Ago

Thanks E. This has been, is, such a difficult death to deal with as I've known Deb for 45 years and .. read more
Einstein Noodle

1 Month Ago

I'm so sorry .... it never seems "right" .. :(
Gee

1 Month Ago

Thank you E :)
Yes, everything is the same and everything is different when someone we love dies. I like this stanza:
Is it peaceful up in heaven
have you angel wings to fly,
can you hear our veiled hearts beating
can you see the tears we cry.
I have wondered those very things about my loved ones who have passed, my two brothers and my husband.

Posted 1 Month Ago


Shelley Warner

1 Month Ago

Oh you're welcome. It has been a few years since those losses and healing has come to my heart. I ho.. read more
Gee

1 Month Ago

Hi Shelley, still cannot believe Deb has passed, has only been 10 weeks, and she passed on my wife's.. read more
Shelley Warner

1 Month Ago

Oh that's really sad.
I'm beginning to think/know everyone knows someone who's died of cancer. I've known about four people over many years that have. Their images don't disappear like they do. The laughter is still there in our memories. That's a good thing. This is a moving tribute, Gee.

Posted 1 Month Ago


Gee

1 Month Ago

Thank you Relic.
So much money thrown at a cure but sadly for many this not yet found
Everything changes, time moves, seasons change, tides ebb and flow, but one thing that stands still is death. And, your beautiful words to your loved one.... that can't be written but can be spoke....such tenderness is shown here, such heart felt emotions... that we'll never part even in death.... and speaking to that person is so human and shows much love.
Lovely
Best, Betty

Posted 1 Month Ago


Gee

1 Month Ago

Thank you Betty
Betty Hermelee

1 Month Ago

You're very welcome!
I want you to do math with me over the private message. To be more particular, I want to talk to you about calculus and the philosophical nature of the word infinity. Strictly no calculators allowed. We will do math without numbers.







Posted 1 Month Ago


Gee

1 Month Ago

I posted a poem a while ago which was written after the wedding of Debs daughter Grace. "Long after".. read more
DavD

1 Month Ago

You flatter me Gee.

There's a song under a poem I recently wrote called 'god of hosta.. read more
DavD

1 Month Ago

Fingertip to tip... frontal cortex to frontal cortex, it's interesting to feel a little piece of .. read more

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Milton keynes, United Kingdom



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