Shawn L. Bird

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poem-ashes to ashes February 21, 2016

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 11:03 am
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I feel you curled against my back.

I stroke your warm body.

I gaze into your soft brown eyes,

that gaze lovingly back to me.

I wonder whose ashes are in the box:

Conspiracy theories.

Painful realities ring with the alarm clock,

and my contentment turns to ashes.

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13 Responses to “poem-ashes to ashes”

  1. trE Says:

    I hope that writing is helping with the grieving process. It’s a sad thing, but this is so beautifully written… Thank you for sharing.

  2. Nancy J Says:

    Pouring your heart out for your beloved the way you are doing brings tears to my eyes. Your tributes are beautiful Celebrating your dog’s life with joy as you grieve. Again, I am so sorry for your loss.

  3. Trust comes hard, in such matters. Know that your old best friend is still lying at your feet, in spirit.

  4. Great words. I am glad I stopped by for a browse. 🙂


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