Last moments

by Em   Jul 4, 2017


You're lying in a hospital bed
barely able to move and
just about talking
even if I can't make out the words
I can see you're trying to speak
maybe it's the apology
that's been a long time coming.

I should be much sadder
because you're at deaths door
but you weren't there when
I needed you and now
you need me and
I'm by your side,
why?

I'm trying to think of things to say
that you'll remember but
the only thing I can remember
about you is the promises
that you couldn't keep and
the times you walked in and out
of my life...

regardless of how you treated me
I want your last days to be happy
so I'll smile and hold your hand and
hope that will be enough.

© Em

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  • 3 months ago

    by Michael

    So emotional, is all I can say Em

    with warmth

    Michael x

    • 3 months ago

      by Em

      Thanks all your comments are appreciated as always and Jamie truly appreciate the nomination.

  • 3 months ago

    by Milly Hayward

    Such a sad piece Em, your poetry is amazing full of heart wrenching emotion. You are a remarkable woman to cope with such pain and turn it into something so beautiful x

  • 3 months ago

    by Ren

    I don't know how much more my heart can take today on here! Sweet Em! This is so so sad. And you are such an amazing and strong person to be able to put all those terrible past memories aside so that you can be there for this person. Just...wow. You are incredible. And I am so sorry for your loss. So much love and peace to you, hon!! <3

  • 3 months ago

    by deeplydesturbed

    Em how heartbreaking. Sorry for your loss :(

  • 3 months ago

    by mossgirl19

    Em, this is so sad, my heart is crumpled and I literally shed off some tears. No matter what happened in the past love always wins I guess, and you are still lucky to spend the last days with this person. Not everybody is given the chance to reconcile... I hope you are well, Em and much love to you always.

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