C.D. Sinex

For Cathy, On The Death Of Your Grandfather

Thoughts frozen mid-phrase,
while happy moods turn sad.
Frozen like still-photographs of traffic signals,
all caught off, all caught dark.
A split second preserved,
like memories of people now ageless,
as we rush to catch them.
We will all be one age,
when our atoms are freed,
to be other things.

Topic(s) of this poem: atoms, death

Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Poem Edited: Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Form: Free Verse


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Poet's Notes about The Poem

I was meeting a friend for lunch when I returned to my hometown. I called her, and she told me her grandfather had died that morning.
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Comments about For Cathy, On The Death Of Your Grandfather by C.D. Sinex

  • Soran M. HSoran M. H (2/26/2020 12:29:00 PM)

    well done it is very powerful poet, also we are very sorry for his departure, keep writing and stay blessed 10/10

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