Emptiness

Emptiness is tearing my heart apart:
A searing pain
Washes over me in waves
Causing a tsunami of emotions
As my brain processes
Your death.
How can someone just cease to exist?
You’ve always been there for me,
Always loved me no matter what
And now we speak only in my mind,
I see you only in photos that evoke memories
Of happy times gone by.
Will my memories be enough?
Will my future grandchildren come to love you too?
I’ve scanned photo after photo
Looking for you Mam
And you’re there, I see you,
But I can’t touch you.

Even though I know you’re safe,
Part of me is missing
And I will never be the same.
I hold to the promise
That I will see you again

Copyright wordz2Go June 2016
1 Corinthians 13: 8-10

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