Susan Alldred Lugton

Rookie - 365 Points (1946 / Dunedin New Zealand)

Grief - Poem by Susan Alldred Lugton

Grief,
the resounding echo
to one’s new reality.
Existing in time,
without part of one’s heart;
on the edge of self pity.

Grief,
the resounding echo
feeling, so surreal
Existing in time,
without part of one’s heart;
pain, deep, unable to feel.

Grief,
the resounding echo
tolerating days,
Existing in time
without part of one’s heart;
the mistake for which one pays.


Comments about Grief by Susan Alldred Lugton

  • (11/25/2018 1:29:00 PM)

    Susan, this poem was perfect and brought me to tears unlike others on Poemhunter. I’m going to read it at my sister’s celebration of life. It is true, one does pay for caring. Thank you. (Report)Reply

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  • (11/14/2016 9:32:00 PM)

    Grief marvelously defined in different of it's hues and origins. Heartiest Congrats for it's POD too. (Report)Reply

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  • Rajnish Manga (11/14/2016 11:14:00 AM)

    The expression is just amazing. One doesn't mind the recurring sound of a few words in view of their emotional impact. Thanks a lot and Congrats on your being the Poet Of The Day today. (Report)Reply

    (11/14/2016 3:35:00 PM)

    Thanks Rajnish I wrote it a long time ago I can't write much as I am in the middle of the earthquake.
    Not easy Susan Nelson NZ

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  • Anil Kumar Panda (11/14/2016 8:51:00 AM)

    Yeah, every one has to experience it at sometimes in life. Seems you too have gone through much. Nicely penned. (Report)Reply

    (11/14/2016 3:34:00 PM)

    Thanks Anil I wrote it a long time ago I can't write much as I am in the middle of the earthquake.
    Not easy Susan Nelson NZ

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  • Clarence Prince (11/14/2016 7:48:00 AM)

    Grief, Existing in time! And, hard to rid of it! That's grief! (Report)Reply

    (11/14/2016 3:34:00 PM)

    Thanks ClarenceI wrote it a long time ago I can't write much as I am in the middle of the earthquake.
    Not easy Susan Nelson NZ

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (11/14/2016 4:30:00 AM)

    The resounding echo! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report)Reply

    (11/14/2016 3:33:00 PM)

    Thanks Edward I wrote it a long time ago I can't write much as I am in the middle of the earthquake.
    Not easy Susan Nelson NZ

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  • Indira Renganathan (11/14/2016 4:30:00 AM)

    Congratulations...well studied grief well presented in your words.. thank you Susan (Report)Reply

    (11/14/2016 3:33:00 PM)

    Thanks Indira I wrote it a long time ago I can't write much as I am in the middle of the earthquake.
    Not easy Susan Nelson NZ

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  • Col Muhamad Khalid Khan (11/14/2016 1:51:00 AM)

    Beautifully expressed feelings of pain Susan Congrats for being selected for the day.
    Col Muhammad Khalid Khan
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    (11/14/2016 3:32:00 PM)

    Thanks Muhamad I wrote it a long time ago I can't write much as I am in the middle of the earthquake.
    Not easy Susan Nelson NZ

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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (11/14/2016 1:23:00 AM)

    Grief,
    the resounding echo
    tolerating days,
    Existing in time
    without part of one’s heart;
    the mistake for which one pays.

    Congrats for being selected for the day... Thanks for sharing...
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    (11/14/2016 3:31:00 PM)

    Thanks Bernard I wrote it a long time ago I can't write much as I am in the middle of the earthquake.
    Not easy Susan Nelson NZ

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  • Lyn Paul (11/14/2016 1:03:00 AM)

    Beautifully expressed feelings of pain that so many fall victim to throughout life. (Report)Reply

    (11/14/2016 3:30:00 PM)

    Thanks Lyn I wrote it a long time ago I can't write much as I am in the middle of the earthquake.
    Not easy Susan Nelson NZ

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  • Augusto Lunedi (11/14/2016 12:58:00 AM)

    Congratulations on poem of the day! Thank goodness grief is not a big part of my life, so it's hard for me to relate, but the poem is well done! (Report)Reply

    (11/14/2016 3:30:00 PM)

    Thanks KimI wrote it a long time ago I can't write much as I am in the middle of the earthquake.
    Not easy Susan Nelson NZ

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 6, 2008



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