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Where are you?

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Wanted to see you today.

Where are you?

I thought I heard your voice.

Is that you coming up the stairs.

I can still smell you on clothes and pillows.

Your glasses are still kept on the table.

Slippers have not been used for a while.

Why did you have to go?

I did not know to miss you would be so difficult.

My heart keeps calling out for you.

When will this vacancy be filled up?

Why did you leave us?

Keeping my father in my mind I have written this poem. We lost him suddenly and it left my family with a void, which even after sixteen years has not been filled up. Death is a horrible truth which we all face in our lives. This COVID era is making all of it come back for me and I see people suffering around me all the time. Any loss of friends and family is difficult but will happen. We can’t prepare for it. We have to continue to look after ourselves and make sure to be there for one another. Find ways to keep the mind engaged and try to be happy.

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rishika3vedi@yahoo.com
Writing is so wonderful.I have enjoyed connecting with people in all different ways especially as a doctor and now loving this platform.

Comments

16th May 2020 at 8:16 pm

Very moving. I know that some grief goes on forever and strikes unexpectedly. πŸ’–



16th May 2020 at 11:32 pm

Thank you.stay safe and take care



17th May 2020 at 9:45 am

I’m sorry you’re re-living your loss right now. I hope you’re able to focus on happy memories soon.



17th May 2020 at 9:45 pm

You are right I don’t think I focus on the happy memories as much as I should



23rd May 2020 at 1:03 pm

More power to you…I feel you…Stay safe…love:)



23rd May 2020 at 7:29 pm

Thank you. Love u too😍



Dr Seema Narayan
13th June 2020 at 8:55 am

Lost my mother , now it is going to be 20 long years but still all the grief & emptiness are still there as if she has left us just now.I can correlate with your pain dear , it is really unbearable.



13th June 2020 at 9:04 am

Thank you so much Seema 😍😍.love you . Think about the nice things .



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