Peace.

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

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

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 tired smile

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

25 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ritu
    Jan 21, 2021 @ 22:02:44

    Oh, how touching, Sis 🥰

    Reply

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  3. ivor20
    Jan 21, 2021 @ 23:26:26

    Simply beautiful words…😀💙🌏

    Reply

  4. Sadje
    Jan 22, 2021 @ 02:30:26

    This is how I’d like to die! Peacefully.

    Reply

  5. robertawrites235681907
    Jan 22, 2021 @ 03:56:35

    A touching and beautiful poem, Willow.

    Reply

  6. THROUGH MY EYES
    Jan 22, 2021 @ 06:36:03

    This is the most beautiful poem I’ve read in a long time. It makes me think of my neighbor Steve who died last year about this time. I had taken him some homemade bread and Jam. I asked if he was okay and He told me everything’s okay. There’s nothing to worry about now. He thanked me for the gift and said he was gonna eat it and go to bed. We found him 5 days later in his bed. He had passed. I feel he passed in his sleep. I still miss him.

    Reply

    • willowdot21
      Jan 22, 2021 @ 09:18:09

      Thank you for reading, I hope Steve enjoyed your bread and passed peacefully. I hope you realize how much you must of helped him with your visits 💜💜

      Reply

  7. thoughtsnlifeblog
    Jan 22, 2021 @ 07:13:32

    Beautiful

    Reply

  8. Erika
    Jan 22, 2021 @ 13:55:54

    This is so poignant but also so uplifting. A wonderful way to describe how the world keeps turning and how our lives are part of the circle… and that is ok!

    Reply

  9. pensitivity101
    Jan 22, 2021 @ 20:01:18

    Quite lovely Willow. A wish for all of us when our time comes.

    Reply

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