Leigh Ladd


December 11th - Poem by Leigh Ladd

It has been so long since I have seen your face,
But I still remember what you told me,
I will not be long,
Just please wait.

Twenty years today will live in me forever,
Because I remember what I heard,
A gun shot loud across the miles,
To see you alive again never.

Two days later I received the note,
I remember my sadness as I read it,
The poor baby inside of me,
His daddy will not be coming home.

Five days more and then the funeral,
Remembering us in happier days,
As I wept silently,
I will love you always.

Thirty days longer and I started to choke,
I remember the aches in my stomach would not subside,
I could not believe that I had lost both of you,
Together you now lay side by side.

Even though it seems so long ago,
Remember what I said before they closed the casket,
I will happily lay beside you both,
When it is my time to go.


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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 11, 2006

Poem Edited: Wednesday, December 8, 2010


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