Saturday, March 6, 2010

Day to Day Thing

The memories rushed in like a tidal wave

Four days ago didn't seem so different from five years

Fifteen years old and I swore that I would wear black for the rest of my life
Not in a statement
But in a declaration that in mourning
I would never find another for me

He was perfect to a 14 year old girl
And his laughed lived in my brain
Bouncing from side to side
As the days
Rolled on
Never ending and never forgiving

Grief is a burden of this world
And it never gets easier

We live with the burns
And we soothe them with love
It's a day to day thing

2 comments:

GKM said...

"Time is not a healer. Time is merely a revealer of how God does the healing" (Ravi Zacharias quoting a man who had lost his daughter in a plane crash)

Carrie Gets said...

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