Hazy eyes

Angeles Mizilla By Angeles Mizilla, 26th May 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/2evuymj7/
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Poem in grief nearly a year after my father passed away.
Trying to figure out if I am to move on, or keep grieving, not certain of or ready for either one...

5-31-12

Hazy Eyes

A memoir- Grace
Remembering Daddy
His long, slow race

The time clock ticking
with death by his side

Me on his other
in me to confide

A soldier forever
He marched gracefully home
and now I am left alone here
with a marble headstone.

Days are like hours
and minutes like years.

Paddling through memories
of oceans of tears

Some days I cannot forge on

My journey, too far

I ask for his guidance

He says tread where you are
my love will come save you

Just wait- it's all par.

I'm waiting without him
for life to resume
sitting and wondering
too a feared to assume

Assumption of healing
getting on with life
becoming a mother
or somebodies wife.

Maybe Ill just stay here
until death comes for me too.
I'm too weary for the journey
but that's not what he asked me to do.

5-31-12

Tags

Bereavement, Daughter, Depression, Father, Grief, Life, Loss, Soldier

Meet the author

author avatar Angeles Mizilla
I am a single 34 year old woman. I work as a Case Aide with a Children Services agency in Ohio. I love photography, animals, reading, music, food and family. I primarily write from life experience.

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author avatar wisenut
27th May 2013 (#)

It always feels nice to read your poems and your poems never disappoint me.Nice work again.

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author avatar Angeles Mizilla
27th May 2013 (#)

I am honored. Thank you.

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