Linda Barnes

The Power Of Love - Poem by Linda Barnes

I wonder why you did it
Should I have known
What demons existed
Such power in its song

My tears flow often
Remembering our time
Sound of laughter
Covered by a frown

How deep was sorrow
Never to be seen
Ordinary cries hidden
Embellished and obscene

Time comes and goes
Your presence stays near
A whisper in the wind
The solace of the sea

What you left behind
Turned anguish into loss
Anxiety of helplessness
The Power of Love

Topic(s) of this poem: Deaths

Form: Abecedarian

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Written on 1/29/15 and is about my best friend who committed suicide

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 2, 2015

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