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 ...
Focusing on a moonlit evening, characterizing an interior
mood of positive attitudes hanging in pictures along walls
of yesterday's memories.
Wonder of honesty lying upon minds of those who walk slowly
down these halls of yellowed aging memories, diffident and
absolutely touching the effervescent beauty of them.
Lively memories that once were young and vibrant, now watch-