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.
I am 32 and I lost my mom on September 12, 2020. Your words brought me to tears this morning, as I remember the day I lost my mom. It still feels like a nightmare that I can't awake from. They say the pain gets easier, although each day it gets deeper, shaping you into a different human being.
Until you experience the loss of your mom, you can never comprehend this sort of pain, the absence, the loneliness, the insecurity, the unfillable void.