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Don’t call me macabre…

“Their absence is like the sky, spread over everything.”
― C.S. LewisA Grief Observed

safe harbor

don’t call me macabre
while i search for
safe harbour
in graveyards
of doubt
with bloodcurdling
a life cracked apart
a fragmented
bleeding into
my dreams
i’ve lost what
it means
to have
sanity of being
it’s asylum
i’m seeking
death hides
in plain sight
in fears that
may smite
on pebble stone paths
in the
cruel aftermath
your name
is enthroned
with desolate groans
candles glow
at noon
and no soul is
to the brutality
of loss
lines will
be crossed
some morbid
some benign
memorial shrines
and flowers in the hall
are a tearful squall
i think of your name
overwhelmed by the pain
do they understand
and unplanned
untimely grief
demanding relief….


I am an unknown introvert who desires to touch the world with a little bit of magic...

15 thoughts on “Don’t call me macabre…

  1. I can only imagine the toll grief like this takes on a person. I so wish there were something I could do. May the Lord bless you and comfort you until you can right yourself and keep moving forward. Love and hugs, N 🙂 ❤ xoxoxoxoxoxox

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    1. Your lovely words and messages are part of my healing process, Natalie, and they always brighten my day. Just knowing you care, even though you are miles away makes such a difference. I’m pretty sure that Angels carry those special thoughts to me. Thank you for your prayers. lots of love xoxoxo

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  2. Heartbreaking, powerful. Simply an incredible poem, Ally. I’m so sorry that you have endured so much pain…yet God has given you an extraordinary gift to express your journey and I know that your poetry speaks and brings emotional healing to so many! ❤

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