I harvest the remnants
of our life once complete
Limiting the time I spend
As my heart now deplete

My eyes look around
the spartan room
Your things gone
and furniture removed
A feeling of empty gloom

My eyes drawn to the window
Afternoon sun bathing the glade
In a matinee performance
of fantastic color and light
A silent serenade

Missing you, still loving you
Feeling you here
Where life used to exemplify
our love and intimacy
Now fated to disappear

Christine Bolton – Poetry for Healing ©

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  10 comments for “Departed

  1. October 2, 2018 at 6:53 am

    Love your poetry.

    • Christine Bolton
      October 2, 2018 at 9:04 am

      Thank you so much! I appreciate you reading it 🙂

  2. October 1, 2018 at 9:23 pm

    I felt heart-wrenching emotions throughout your beautiful poem, I’ve tears in my eyes, if you don’t mind I’ll send you this one, of which yours so reminded me of…..

  3. Em
    October 1, 2018 at 4:31 pm

    gave me all the feelings, awesome poem

    • Christine Bolton
      October 1, 2018 at 5:26 pm

      Thank you so much! 🙂

  4. paeansunplugged
    October 1, 2018 at 3:56 pm

    This has such a forlorn feeling of being bereft. Well captured.

    • Christine Bolton
      October 1, 2018 at 5:30 pm

      Thank you, I tried 😌

    • Christine Bolton
      October 1, 2018 at 5:32 pm

      Thank you, I tried 🙂

  5. October 1, 2018 at 1:31 pm

    It feels so bittersweet and forlorn… beautiful.

    • Christine Bolton
      October 1, 2018 at 5:35 pm

      Thank you so much. I was hoping to convey that😢

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