Poetic Dan

Lois Bernadette

Waiting beside the hospital bed

Knowing I may not see you again

Your eyes have opened

But you did not respond

As I  try to find the words

Only a few come, "it will be okay" 

With a tear down my face

Wish there was more I could do

You close them drifting back off too

Sleep now and rest easy

Every time you cough 

I'm here to help ease it

This is not good bye 

Just something new

So for now I'll say

See you again soon. 



  • Michael Edwards

    Having had a couple of scares with my wifes health (one of which was truly touch and go - 20% chance of pulling through) this poem meant so much to me - not ashamed to say my eyes watered as I read it.

    • Poetic Dan

      Thank you ever so much for sharing that with me, although I was brought up that boys don't cry, I've always been unable to stop and I've learnt that they were wrong. To cry is not girly we all do it, I'm glad it touched you and I wish you and your wife all the best in this life time.
      Again thank you for helping me be more me 😉

    • Goldfinch60

      Very good write, the loss of a loved one is so sad, I know how you feel.
      Great tribute to Robert.

      • Poetic Dan

        Thank my friend, coming to this site has helped me so much. So many great souls to interact with as your self!

      • jaybob

        losing someone you love hurts. I think it hurts more when you lose them but they're still out there somewhere. If they pass away you can tell yourself we will all go one day. It can help you in a way. Beautiful writing!!

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