Susan Alldred Lugton

(1946 / Dunedin New Zealand)

Grief


Grief,
the resounding echo
to one’s new reality.
Existing in time,
without part of one’s heart;
on the edge of self pity.

Grief,
the resounding echo
feeling, so surreal
Existing in time,
without part of one’s heart;
pain, deep, unable to feel.

Grief,
the resounding echo
tolerating days,
Existing in time
without part of one’s heart;
the mistake for which one pays.

Submitted: Wednesday, August 06, 2008

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