RoseAnn V. Shawiak
RoseAnn V. Shawiak Poems
Life's Black Curtains
Lost and alone, thoughts at a distance, heart heavy
Touched deeply by your life, not wanting to let go,
yet knowing I must.
In my heart forever, indelibly printed on my soul,
etched in memory's mind.
Touched frequently by the tears of your loss, trying
to hold them as tiny reminders of what we used to have.
They disappear, never become tangible so I may keep them
like a treasure of your love.
With love, I will remember you all my life, for you are
a part and parcel of what we had.
Sharing now that you are no longer ...
Sending messages into the world through poetry, touching
others deftly, silently, getting in touch with their
Lifting them hopefully from difficult and sometimes hope-
less times in life, touching upon specific circumstances
Focusing on positive aspects needed to motivate and help