Peace

Another of  my  old poems  for  Breast Cancer Awareness Month 

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The sun shines warm and strong

The washing on the line dances, it will be dry before long!

The birds are twittering and singing

Bees around the flowers buzzing  gently, no thought of stinging.

Children are playing along the road, they must be home from school.

Time, time is  my enemy always too fast, too slow never anybody’s fool.

I feel rested in the sun, relaxed maybe this is a new journey I have begun

Nothing to worry about anymore, nothing to rush for, nothing to come.

Gently things begin to fade, is this it or is just that I am lying in the shade

No I can no longer move , here comes the silent  peace I crave.

I am happy that there will be no more treatment or  pain

I am sorry for those who I love that will have to remain.

The sun shines warm and strong

The washing on the line dances it will be dry before long!

The birds are twittering and singing

Bees around the flowers buzzing  gently no thought of stinging.

I hope  they will not think me selfish, I could really fight no more

Here comes death to claim me and I feel safe as he leads me to his door.

Peace, peace  no pain, no needles  no scans  no sad sad smiles

I am going now, I love you all and I shall be here but  not seen, loving you  all the while……………….

 

 

Just a little explanatory  word. I wrote this poem one  afternoon last June, 2013, I do not know where it came from I just wrote it. It is about a person dying peacefully of some disease  say Cancer. I have not known any of my lost friends who have passed this way  but I wish  it could be like this . I wish death could of been gentle for them and for all  of us……….. please.

 

11 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Let's CUT the Crap!
    Oct 08, 2014 @ 20:24:22

    What a meaningful poem. Sensitive and haunting. ❤

    Reply

  2. Lisa
    Oct 08, 2014 @ 21:11:15

    …and it was just like that. I was in one place and then I was in another. ♡

    Reply

  3. Audrey Dawn - Oldest Daughter Redheaded Sister
    Oct 09, 2014 @ 00:10:53

    So very well done, Willow. xxx
    I wish for it to be like this, too.

    Reply

  4. johnallenrichter
    Oct 09, 2014 @ 05:14:48

    Sheets,
    Shorts and shirts,
    melancholic pleated skirts,
    Life should never hurt.
    But it does.

    Laundry clean and happy,
    in the wind and flapping,
    I leave as I began,
    jaundiced and a little raspy.

    The years, the years.
    I don’t care anymore.
    Just lay me down.
    Goodbye.
    Goodbye.
    Goodbye.

    Reply

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