Divorce Poem

Poem About Losing Grandchildren Due To Divorce

This is not a lost love between two adults; it is the heartache of losing the loving presence of two beloved grandchildren due to the bitter divorce of my son and his wife. For twenty years there had been utter devotion. The blessing now is that they are now happy in their own life and I have my memories.

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Precious Memories

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Published: September 2015

I will take those precious memories
And frame them with my love,
Then hang them in the hallways of my heart.
I hope the fond remembrance
Of the joys that once were shared
Will overcome the tears that want to start.

Little thought was given
As the years went quickly.
We took good times for granted, that is true.
Perhaps, it all was for the best,
Enjoying simple pleasures,
In retrospect, that was all we ever knew.

There was no use to ask the future
To give away its secrets.
No blueprints for what would lie ahead.
It is the choices that are made,
Experiences, both good and bad,
That down life's pathways, all are led.

Looking back, I sometimes wonder
If there were things I should have changed,
A hurt that even now I might appease.
Has it all been taken from me?
No, time has shown a tender mercy
For I still have my precious memories.

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