God gave me another poem about my mom.
I sat there & I held your hand
As you slipped from this earth.
How do you say your last goodbye
To one who gave you birth?
I love you & I’ll miss you so.
It hurts so much right now.
I know I have to carry on
And yet, I wonder how.
I’m glad you’re now in heaven with
So many you have lost.
You’re not in pain or weak or frail
Though now, we pay the cost.
You’re with your father, daughter, son,
And many, many more.
For us, you now are one of those
We love, who’ve gone before.
So please forgive us if we cry;
It’s hard here with you gone.
With God’s great mercy, comfort, grace,
We’ll try to carry on.
(c) 2013 Denise McKenney
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