The house is still,

The walls are bare.

Nothing seems real,

But I don't seem to care.


The rooms ache 

From the pain within,

Murmuring constant heartbreak,

Vowing never to love again.


I see your face before me

Quiet sorrow in your eyes,

No hope to set us free,

No chance for our goodbyes.


Memories start to return

As numbness fades away.

Unshed tears cause my eyes to burn,

How will I make it through today?


Shared laughter from long ago

Reminds me of happy times,

Silly arguments and an 'i told you so'

Childhood games, songs and rhymes.


I tell myself I'll be alright

But I know it's just a lie.

Pain conquers through the night

And I haven't the strength to try.


You will never know what you mean to me.

No-one else knows how I'm feeling.

More powerful than seen to be,

My heart, my soul will soon join you,


God willing.


  • Author: SLR (Offline Offline)
  • Published: May 17th, 2018 18:02
  • Category: Sad
  • Views: 21
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  • dusk arising

    Your writing really does convey the sadness of tragic loss.
    Truly made me sad reading your words.

    • SLR

      Thank you so much. I do most of my writing when I'm hurting. After the tragedies and losses I feel like I have to get out some of the pain or die from it. Thank you SO MUCH for all your kind comments. I'm not used to people seeing the stuff I write so I'm so glad that you like it and can relate to it.

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