Saturday, August 13, 2005

Poem: Remembrance


Absence is a gentle healer,
Erasing anguish with spent time.
Blows of inflicted suffering
Become absorbed in subtle grace,
And souls move on to renewal.

Lest safety become too assured,
Unexpected pains reappear;
Stabbing hard at a tender heart;
Confronting what was deemed long gone.

Shaped by a familiarity
The mind drifts to happier days;
Testaments of love forgotten.

Constant thought during sleepless nights
Finds lost moments that once sprung forth.

Remembrance leaves clouded visions.

Copyright SGW 2005

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