Tag Archives: grief

26-1-17

I have some furniture from my mother’s aged care room sometimes I smell lavender in the empty rooms on occasion it makes me weep  

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descent

descent into winter like clothing onto floor like people crying slide down a wall  

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it’s not time to write, mother

it’s not time to write, mother because sadness is laden I stare at floors & at sky look to see if God is close-by ask allow my mother into heaven Lord? the clouds are what the lonely see

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bring

bury them in your heart bring them flowers every day they make moments bright with sorrow  

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grief’s flower

grief’s flower is dark and is rooted in the soul’s soil like any other flower  

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16-12-16

not wanting beer but wanting beer not wanting music but wanting music fear of morning after, fear of strangers meeting eyes grief laden sorrow numb to everything but these flowers in me    

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so they give yr

so they give yr a copy of yr Mother’s sermon with a smile like yr wanna watch yr self weeping over & over again and yr say thank you I treasure it  

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