Loss Poem

Missing The Moments We Shared

The hardest thing to explain is the hurt one feels when losing a loved one. Although, sharing one's grief with others through poetry does help a little.

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Your Light Still Shines

John P. Read © more by John P. Read

Published by Family Friend Poems January 2022 with permission of the Author.

I miss our moments together,
I treasure each memory.
You left with the key to my heart;
Your life lives on through me.

If only I had wings,
I'd fly toward those stars
And knock on heaven's door;
I'm sure that's where you are.

Just to hear your voice,
See your loving smile,
Just to hold you once again,
I would crawl a billion miles.

You'll always be a part of me,
For love never fades with time.
I know in my darkest hours
Your light will always shine.



John Peter Read was born in the East End of London in 1948. He was brought up by his Nan and mother, as his father left home when he was 5 years old. At the age of 15, John left school with just a basic education. While in school, he wrote little rhymes just for fun. A couple of his religious poems were published by the Christian church in...

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