Tracy Craighead

Our Pain-Overwhelmed - Poem by Tracy Craighead

It's a long day, away from home.
I am lonely, but sadly, not alone.

I meet people, but I am not seen
listening to Simon and Garfunkel
making life feel like a dream

I can feel him deeply,
his soul and his sorrow
a smile and a cry,
a life passing by
but I know the pain
his heartbeat near
be still my love,
it’s only fear

Topic(s) of this poem: anxiety, fear, hardship, husband, love and life, pain, relationship, sadness

Form: Free Verse

Poet's Notes about The Poem

struggling through never ending battles-together and alone

Comments about Our Pain-Overwhelmed by Tracy Craighead

  • Lyn Paul (9/14/2015 10:26:00 PM)

    Beautiful words Tracy... Be still my love
    it's only fear
    Lovely to read your heartfelt poems.
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 13, 2015

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