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 ...
Remembering India Fondly
Remembering every detail in India, wishing I were back
there and walking around Kolkata and Cochin, having al-
so enjoyed Devikulam and the resorts we stayed in.
Peaceful, very remote and filled with the serenity of
nature, and past history, slipping along back waters of
India in a boat for the three of us.
We made our way down the river and to the wide expanse