Treasure Island

Sophie Slavin


Don't You Cry


Hold those tears when the time comes,
When it’s the hour to say goodbye,
I know your heart will be hurting,
But please Mum, don’t you cry

Keep those memories of us alive,
Treasure our photos, try not to weep,
I know its hard to find that peace,
But please Mum, get some sleep.

You’ve been so good to me, loyal and kind,
For that I will now live by your side,
I’ll be running to meet you in the field,
So please Mum, don’t say goodbye.

Cuddle me now like you always did,
Although I know its not the same,
Give me some strength and comfort,
Let me feel your face bury in my mane.

Know that I’m free now, its my time to go,
So stay strong, please promise youll try,
As I look at you from Rainbow Bridge,
Feel my love and don’t you cry.

Submitted: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Topic(s): loss

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

a number of friends had to recently say goodbye to their horses and i wrote this to try and help ease the pain a little.

Comments about this poem (Don't You Cry by Sophie Slavin )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 2 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Mama's Black Breast, Ozioma Anieto
  2. Big bee, Dr PJ Raj Kamal
  3. Heroe, Portia Lane
  4. She, Anil Karki
  5. We, the great family, Anil Karki
  6. My Problem With Words, Valsa George
  7. Purchased Palsy, Pranab K. Chakraborty
  8. Just stupid, Pranab K. Chakraborty
  9. To Efe Benjamin, Electric Lady
  10. You chose the gift above the giver!, PARTHA SARATHI PAUL

Poem of the Day

poet William Wordsworth

I

I AM not One who much or oft delight
To season my fireside with personal talk.--
Of friends, who live within an easy walk,
Or neighbours, daily, weekly, in my sight:
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]