Explore Poems GO!

For One Who Mourns

Rating: 5.0

Lil' firecracker, July child-to-be
Another sunny redhead, she hoped in vain
No, for you there were other dreams

'Too good for this world' was said of you
And it is true: those who find not the way to
earthly night or day are destined for the Light

(And she mourns:
'I believed in you...

I believe in you still...
Read More

Edward Kofi Louis 06 January 2016

Born into this world; but, death is part of us. Nice work.

0 0 Reply
Dee Daffodil 17 February 2007

Esther...I still light a candle at Christmas...the dawn of the Millenium for me, was wracked with grief. Thank you for this lovely poem. Hugs, Dee

0 0 Reply
Barry Van Allen 17 February 2007

Esther, I tried to pass on this, several times! My tears just wouldn't let me do that! I just had to say that! No more need be said!

0 0 Reply
Sandra Fowler 11 February 2007

Hopefully, those who mourn will be comforted when they read this touching poem. Exceptional work, Esther. Warmest regards, Sandra

0 0 Reply

A little bit of hope, this brings, through tear-filled eyes, E. It is beautiful. t x

0 0 Reply
R H 26 November 2006

Beautiful, sad, poignant, eloquently voiced and deeply soulful. This one touched my heart Est. JZ

0 0 Reply
Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr 18 November 2006

Beautifuly sorrowed piece, Esther...Your choice & placement of language, and imagework is stunning...afine piece indeed...cannot believe i missed this one all th' way back in july, no less....Now, young lady...You've had enough time-off...Th' Sabbatical is officialy over by my decree(as if this means anything more than squat) ...i miss reading your new posts...Let's do it young lady...Rock on...i'll be watching...so help me...(which means even less than squat, but i needed to close w/ intimidation...how'd i do? well, can ya write some new poems anyway?) F.j. R.

0 0 Reply
jack russell 09 September 2006

Beautifully lyrical, albeit sad, verse. Difficult to say more, when considering such a loss... Jack.

0 0 Reply

You captured the complexities involved with the mourning process very eloquently...no matter what specific type of loss is being mourned. Well done! Valerie Serendipity Anderson

0 0 Reply
Lesa K 28 July 2006

This is beautiful Esther, like a lovely song. (From one who mourns)

0 0 Reply

Delivering Poems Around The World

Poems are the property of their respective owners. All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge...

7/27/2021 8:12:55 AM #