In Memory Poem

My grandpa died two years ago and it got me thinking about the ones still here. His death made me realize I want to tell people how much they mean to while I still can. It isn't the best poem, but I'm glad I wrote it.

For Mom

© Kimberly Driskell
Look forward to tomorrow
Please don't be afraid
Don't fill it with sorrow
Because we had today

We may not have had enough time
But it was filled with joy
So don't spend the rest cryin'
What we have will not be destroyed

I hope you cherish these days
The way I surely have
And I hope you won't let them fade away
No matter how sad

Because I believe
These are the best
No matter how bad the grief
We had better than the rest

So when I am gone
I hope you will remember
That you were my number one
And my love for you will go on forever.

Advertisements

Votes: 20

Rating: 4.05

Rate The Poem
1 star rating: Poor 2 star rating: Average 3 star rating: Good 4 star rating: Very Good 5 star rating: Excellent

Published: Apr 2009

Previous PoemNext Poem
Read More In Memory Poems

Has this poem touched you?
Share Your Story
Name, Location: Required
Email   Required (Not published)
Website: Optional
Submission:

Check Your Spelling!
No Emails
No Poems

Help us stop spam by answering this simple math question
three + three = Required
  All submissions are moderated before they are published.
Email me when my submission is published
Email me whenever new submissions are published on this poem
Top of page