The day you died I kissed your face four times.
After you died I held you close to me.
I knew it would be the last time I held you for the rest of my life.
You were so sick, in so much pain;
That is no life.
I know you were afraid to die.
I hope you have found comfort.
Do you remember how I held your hand and lay my head on your shoulder?
Even at that moment I couldn't imagine life without you.
People talk about broken hearts in songs or movies.
Until that moment, I had never known a true broken heart.
Over and over I thought, "How can I live without you?"
I watched you live, I watch you die.
Every day I look up at the sky.
I know you're waiting for me.
I miss you!
My mom died in 2014. She had cancer. We fought the battle for almost 2 years. During the final 6 weeks of my mom's life she slept a lot, but the last 2 weeks my sister and I stayed next to...
Dear Mom I Miss You
Published by Family Friend Poems April 2011 with permission of the Author.