Sandra Osborne


Loss - Poem by Sandra Osborne

Holding them tight
Within my arms,
Holding them close
Safe from harm.

Pets and children,
Mother and wife,
Awaiting death
Within my life.

I wish for some,
To be the first.
I wish for others,
No more hurt.

But knowledge and pain
Brings the knowing
That gnawing fear
Is always growing.

That no one here,
Is ever safe.
That I will be,
Always to late.

To late to hold them
One last time,
With only the memory
That they were mine.


Comments about Loss by Sandra Osborne

  • (12/21/2005 7:16:00 AM)


    Yes, this is vintage CS (Chiffon Shakespeare) .
    How many doggies in your windows right now?
    Eight?
    Why don't you stay awhile and ignore the mongrel(s) with their numerical skills...
    Best wishes
    H
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  • (12/20/2005 3:38:00 PM)


    This is such a beautifully touching poem Sandra. Very lovely. Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

  • (12/20/2005 2:21:00 PM)


    merry christmas Sandra and i hope you have a big new year full of love
    and great riches

    right from the man down under

    Warm regards Allan
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Poem Edited: Tuesday, December 20, 2005


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