A peaceful new slumber found, The pain endured, ceased Watching in fear Waiting with dread The end, bitter yet sweet brings comfort for the finish grief for an irretrievable loss Slumber disrupted tears, ache, sorrow presence missed Saying farewell brings angst Unease of tears misunderstood Comforting kin Hurting alone Tis not goodbye Refuse to release Memories of laughter Recollected passion for life, for both clan and comrades Vestiges of your shadow linger in corners, behind doors Day by day the ache recedes memories bring smiles The pain of your absence never erased the life you lived championed, cherished, beloved.
This weeks prompt Over at Velvet Verbosity for the 100 Word Challenge is “Slumber”. I wrote this prompt after my Facebook wall received numerous posts from friends, acquaintances, and bloggers who shared their loss of loved ones. Some sudden, some expected.
Also linking up with Trifecta where they gave the word “New”, 3rd definition which says
3: having been in a relationship or condition but a short time