Roger W. Sandmann


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    Poems by Roger W. Sandmann

  • No Refuge

    • Published: January 1, 2024

    in Wife Death Poems

    As the shower tried to wash away
    the dust and grime of the day
    my grief ran down my face as well
    my cries were muted as the tears fell


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  • The Next Step

    I'm struggling every day with the grief of her passing. I rarely sleep through the night. 2 nights ago I woke at 3 AM. The pain was so intense. The thought went through my mind, how easy it would be to stop hurting. All I needed to do was take that first step, and I wouldn't stop until I was at peace. I don't know what made me decide to put my thoughts down instead. This is what poured out.

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    • Posted on 02/22/21

    in Grief Poems

    Awake again in the long still silent
    considering a path that I could choose
    can I do this thing so violent
    or is there perhaps too much to lose?

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  • No Comfort

    • Published: February 2021

    in Wife Death Poems

    I sit and wait as the time goes by,
    unable to find any escape from grief.
    I glance at the clock only to find
    many hours to go before relief.


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    I lost the love of my life suddenly on December 2, 2020. A simple medical procedure evolved into a failed heart. What a horrific end to a miserable year!! After two failed marriages, I had...

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  • Roger W. Sandmann
  • 3 years ago

It tore my heart out to write it, but it was so effortless. Thank you for your kind words. I hope you find comfort somehow.

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