RoseAnn V. Shawiak
RoseAnn V. Shawiak Poems
Life's Black Curtains
Lost and alone, thoughts at a distance, heart heavy
Touched deeply by your life, not wanting to let go,
yet knowing I must.
In my heart forever, indelibly printed on my soul,
etched in memory's mind.
Touched frequently by the tears of your loss, trying
to hold them as tiny reminders of what we used to have.
They disappear, never become tangible so I may keep them
like a treasure of your love.
With love, I will remember you all my life, for you are
a part and parcel of what we had.
Sharing now that you are no longer ...
Evil Is Harsh
Remembering life before evil struck, being whole, happy, care-
free and filled with happiness, joy and laughter, those were
very pleasant days that are wanted so much to get back.
Leaving the pain of what evil did so many years ago, taking
away the life that I loved so well, the freedom that was wholly
Thinking it could never be taken away, but evil is harsh, mean,