A Poem by Starbound25

why does time go on when loved ones die

I dont understand
why the earth has not
stood still
the day your heart stopped
is when time should have
ceased to exist
but no 
people live, people laugh
people fight, people b***h
the ferris wheel keeps turning
but not for me
each day the date changes
hours go by
but for me on
november 12th 2009
at 4:02am
I died too

© 2009 Starbound25

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This gave me shivers. I can totally relate. I remember on the evening my brother died (4th October 2009) I had to go to the shop with my mom and everyone was so normal going about their usual day and I just wanted to scream at them. Beautiful piece you can tell it's straight from he heart. I loved it.

Posted 9 Years Ago

this is so beautiful and so sad. almost made me cry. very powerful words, very honest poem. written in a way that is extremely striking and truthful. I hope you find peace

Posted 11 Years Ago

awwwwwwwww. it's so sad.

Posted 13 Years Ago

To expect Time to step with the loss of a person reflects more than love. Very deep and emotional write.

Posted 13 Years Ago

2 of 2 people found this review constructive.

Happy and Sad.. Deep, i like it.

Posted 13 Years Ago

A poem that anyone whom has lost someone can relate to, yet extremely personal, which actually makes it more moving, and full of emotion-specifically at the end when the date/time are mentioned. I love how it reflects on that awareness when that loss is so raw, and everything seems so hard to comprehend "people live, people laugh, people fight, people b***h" I love that suggestion of how everything continually moves, and yet is completely frozen because of the loss. That's so hard to put in words that could even justify the feeling- great piece!

Posted 14 Years Ago

This is a powerful write here full of gut feelings.
This is very well expressed emotions.

Posted 14 Years Ago

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Added on December 28, 2009
Last Updated on December 28, 2009
Tags: grief, grieving, love, lost, death, forever, wedding, marriage, loss, pain, hurt, heartache, angel




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