Thursday, July 26, 2007

Poetry Friday: How He Feels

A poem about grief and the emotions experienced during that time. As a poet, it has been observational. As a wife, it has been a moment of anguish for the one I love.





How He Feels

by Sarah Amick

The days are long, this week is longer;
He is busy making plans,
Tender moments are happening around him;
The endless phone calls, the plans are overwhelming,
The guilty laugh
Small moments dancing with his children;
Conversations cut short-because of grief.
Unbearable thoughts, reflective music.
Questioning...why, why, always why?
Watery eyes, slow falling tears, a chuckle at a memory.
Hidden moments, gazing at nothingness,
Please, just sit with me,
Quiet moments, in the silence;
this is how...he grieves

3 comments:

Jone said...

Wow. this is so touching. My friend lost her 30 year old son very unexpectedly this week. I have flet grief this week. Am signing through my personal blog with is a google account.

Jen Barney said...

let me know if you need anything...

LiteracyTeacher said...

You've been tagged for a Teacher Meme at http://mentortexts.blogspot.com/2007/07/teaching-meme.html.

ENJOY!