shannon wright

Rookie (1968 / stuttgart, germany)

Even The Angels Cried - Poem by shannon wright

I stood beside you
as you slumbered
peaceful in your forever sleep
hopeless washed over helpless
nothing left to do but weep into hands
tied by circumstance
I swear even the angels wept
as they carried you away
I will always wonder
if watching idle was the thing to do
or did I help kill you in my own way.
however it happened,
I know you.
your forgiveness always abounds
someday you will wrap me in your wings
and sing a song to remind me
that we will never have to say goodbye again.


Comments about Even The Angels Cried by shannon wright

  • (2/21/2008 1:27:00 PM)

    because love knows not how to say good bye but only to see you again in another sun rise till but another sunset (Report) Reply

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  • (1/28/2008 12:19:00 PM)

    Another little Gold Nouget!
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  • Ernestine Northover (1/19/2008 3:09:00 PM)

    This is so very moving Shannon. Having lost my husband just over a year ago, and being with him when he passed away, this is very appropriate to me..
    Thank you for writing it, and sharing it with us.
    Love and hugs Ernestine XXX
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  • (1/19/2008 12:22:00 PM)

    this could have been written for my own gran. I am all emotional now! Thanks Shannon.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 19, 2008

Poem Edited: Tuesday, August 31, 2010

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