grief poem

The cup of grief contains such a bitter drink to consume
Burning as it moves through every part of an empty body

Despair

No longer is there any energy to even muster up a care

Silence

Surrounds and yet screams to the deserted soul
Its deafening roar an ever present reminder of what was lost

Darkness

Who can fathom the feeling of losing hope that has not himself lost something so great

Exhaustion

The weight of a body in grief can seem a ton
No way to get the knots in the stomach undone

Numb

To all emotion yet the storm of feelings controls the mind

Forgotten

The world spins on but for the one who mourns, time is frozen
Like the glaciers of the weary heart that yearns for the one who is gone

Bekah Lemonds

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