Family Death Poem

After the death of her dead she struggles to come to terms with her grief.

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I really felt your poem, I lost my dad last week, May 20th, to an aneurysm. Very unexpected, a complete and total shock, and I am still reeling from it all. I not only lost my dad, I lost my...

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Dear Dad

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Published: February 2006



It was easier to run because I did.
I ran away from my feelings and hid.
What could I ever learn, now that you are gone.
It seems everything I do now is wrong.
I miss the help and the way you were there.
No matter what you said, I'd be here!
I don't want to put anymore years into the next day.
There is no reason since you went away.

As if you didn't know
how many years you had before you leave.
Having no more tricks to pull out of your sleeve.
No more fight left in your will. No more battle up your hill. When is a good time to forgive. I'm still angry as I live.
Trying desperately to hold on. Memories are passing and will soon be gone.
I'm still trying to find a release for my grief. Will it come? Will it be had? I don't know. But I wish you were still here Dad.

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  • by Cassandra, Iowa
  • 5 years ago

I really felt your poem, I lost my dad last week, May 20th, to an aneurysm. Very unexpected, a complete and total shock, and I am still reeling from it all. I not only lost my dad, I lost my very best friend. I don't know what to do anymore, I just don't.

  • by Amanda, AR
  • 5 years ago

I wanted you to know I understand the pain and anger you feel. I lost my dad to cancer just 4 months ago he didn't even get a chance to fight it the Dr. caught it too late. I didn't have much time to cope with the fact he was gonna pass just 6 weeks from the day we were told he had cancer. I watched as my daddy passed. I held his hand and kissed his cheek and told him I understood if he had to leave even though it was so hard for me. I just didn't want him to worry about me. I'm angry with a lot of things but I know my daddy is in a better place.

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