private poet

Who will I be 

Now that I am on my own?

What will I do with my life

Now that I am alone?

Will I stay single?

Will I find a mate?

Will I find courage to love again?

Will I leave it too late?

When the bitter aftermath of your loss is over

Will I wake afresh to see the sun?

Will my heart lift and sing again with

The prospect of of a new day just begun?

Will I dance and laugh again

Or set off to see all things new?

Explore exotic place and

Do it all for you

I need to find a new purpose 

Now that I am no longer your wife

Find new ways to fill my time

Re-invent my life

With you as my silent guardian

In my mind, still at my side

Steering me so gently

My true forever guide.

  • Author: Private Poet (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: August 16th, 2017 10:19
  • Comment from author about the poem: It is now eight months since my husband died. So many unresolved questions flooding my mind. What will my future look like? When will I look in the mirror and see the happy smiling person that I used to be?
  • Category: Unclassified
  • Views: 61


  • alissa

    This is just lovely. I hope you find everything you are looking for.

    • private poet

      Thank you. I hope that I will find the capacity to be the happy person that I was before this happened. I won't ever be the same as I was but I hope still happy.

      • private poet

        Thanks for caring xx

      • Louis Gibbs

        You sing the sad song of the widow so sweetly herein, PP. Well expressed!

        • private poet

          Thank you. I sang much more beautifully as a wife and sang to my husband at our wedding. Xx

        • Tony36

          Great write

          • private poet

            Thank you for reading my offering x

            • Tony36


            • Accidental Poet

              Separations are never easy. In time you'll learn to fly again, and with a new sense of pride. Beautifully written. Thanks for sharing.

            • myself and me

              Hug from me. follow your heart. One thing for sure, he want you to be happy.
              Well expressed.

              • private poet

                Thank you. It means a lot when someone takes the time to respond. Just commented on one of yours. Feels like we have things in common x

              • Goldfinch60

                Super write. He will always be there looking after you. May your life be blessed with joy and love.

                • private poet

                  Thank you for your kind thoughts. It means a lot x

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