Death | Grief | Poems on General Topics

Diana

Darling Diana, we wanted you so. But Sunday morning, at the moment of your birth, God called you Home. For nine months you lived, Snuggled close to your mother’s heart. Then God called you to come To His Home and His heart. You missed it all: The sorrow, the joy, The light, the darkness, The […]

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Living Loved | Poems on General Topics

God Will Provide

God will provide—sometime, somehow, somewhere— Yet slow in coming is the answer to my prayer. I must know now; I must see how; I must know where God’s will is calling me. God will provide—A faithful God is He. His word is true, and yet I doubt. Does my God see How long I wait, how […]

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Poems About Sexual Abuse | Sexual Abuse

Hope

The Poem Someday is coming, for at last, +++I am daring to escape! The prison bars are cracking, +++slowly crumbling. Eventually, I will leave the narrow cell behind +++and walk—to freedom! For now, it looks too scary, +++the thought of freedom. So for now, I wait, stretching my soul, +++and dropping the chains of defeat. […]

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Dissociation | Poems About Sexual Abuse | Self-contempt | Sexual Abuse

Shame

The Poem Shame, defeat, hopelessness… +++the shrouds of death upon my soul, +++the bars of my prisoned life. There’s no escape and no way out. Life slowly drains from out my heart. They whisper terrifying messages +++on the breeze. “You’re hopeless!  You’re caught forever!” “There’s no use to try or even to live.” “You failed […]

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Cancer-- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma | Death | Poems About Cancer

Ambivalence

Death hovers close, +++like misty wraiths, +++a shadow to my steps, +++billowing and blowing, +++moving and fading, +++floating, ethereal. Somedays, +++I peer through mist +++to faintly catch a glimpse +++of I know not what. Other days, +++gray fog drifts in +++to shut my path from view. I fear her not, +++this thing called death. Grim […]

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