Coulda, shoulda, woulda.

I did  not  notice  until  you were  gone

How  much on you I had  depended upon

Always  you’d  ring when I  was low

I needed  you, how  did  you know?

 

The times  I said that  I would  ring  and  then forgot

You  would  forgive me,  but I will not.

So many  things I  should of done

Things unsaid  too late now  you are  gone.

 

As I sat  beside your  bed

I strained  to hear what  you  said

Right  to  the  end  you  thought only  of  others

Trying  to  reassure  us,  your  sisters  and brothers.

 

I respect  the  decision  you  have made

You were  ready , no debts unpaid

But  this  is  selfish thought,I know

I miss  you M why did  you go. ❤

 

Another  lesson life lessen I have learned

Tell those  you love, you  love  them often, before  your bridges  burn.

 

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16 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. cordeliasmom2012
    Oct 20, 2015 @ 16:29:50

    Beautiful poem, Willow.

    Reply

  2. Paul
    Oct 20, 2015 @ 16:36:20

    Beautiful tribute Willow.

    Reply

  3. Tosha Michelle
    Oct 20, 2015 @ 16:36:28

    Beautiful. It’s a lesson we all seem to learn the hard way

    Reply

  4. Thumbup
    Oct 20, 2015 @ 17:26:57

    Got me teary eyed?

    Reply

  5. MeRaw
    Oct 20, 2015 @ 18:07:25

    So lovely x

    Reply

  6. markbialczak
    Oct 20, 2015 @ 23:19:08

    I’m so sorry for your loss, Willow. This is a tender and wise tribute — and reminder to us all to love now.

    Reply

  7. ~ Sadie ~
    Oct 21, 2015 @ 05:40:37

    Beautiful tribute to your sister, and wise words indeed.

    Reply

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