Valentine's Day Alone Poem

Missing Husband On Valentine's Day

I wrote this while lying in bed on the first Valentine's Day after the passing of my husband, Jeff, who passed December 18, 2011. We were married 25 years. I miss him.

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Broken Hearts' Day

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Published: February 5, 2018

Here I sit, all alone
in my quiet, empty home.
Where do broken hearts go
on this sweethearts' day?
I don't know!
Rest assured, I will visit your grave,
grasping our love and the memories we made.

I can't let you go.
I can't make you stay.
So tell me now,
what do I do with this day?

Broken Hearts' Day,
that's what today is.
Tears and sadness are how I live.
Partners for life, that's what you said,
but here I lie alone in our bed.

So full of sadness, consumed in grey.
No one to hold me on Valentine's Day.
You will be mine again someday,
but for now,
right here is where I lay,
all alone on this
Broken Hearts' Day.

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