I cannot look

At photographs

That haunt or chill

My thoughts.

Seeing pictures,

Reading words

Hurt too much,

And so they ought.


Depicting something

Lost but loved,


Who had to part,

Who held me in

A soft embrace,

Tender tended

To my heart.


Dead to life,

To earthly plain,

Another’s grief, a

Punished pain.

Remembrance all

In mindful mourning.

November looms,

The day is dawning.

7 thoughts on “Remember”

    1. Thank you, Jen. It sneaks up on me every year at this time. The loss never goes completely. Two anniversaries within a short time but years apart.

      I’m glad to see your back. Did you get all your prep done? How did it go?x


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