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An Angel's Breath
by Kathy Armijo

Wednesday, January 16, 2008
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Remembering last summer at my son's grave.

An Angels Breath
By Kathy Armijo


  


A gentle wind kisses my neck
With no evidence of a breeze
Yet, I feel the gentle caress
Touching my skin with warmth


Could it be my son’s loving embrace
Is my mind playing tricks on me
I ask my husband if he felt the breeze
He answers, “No”


I feel it again
A reminder that my son is here
Always in my heart
He truly did not depart


The memory of that day brings tears
Tears of sadness, joy and happy times
He will always be my first-born
Even though he has been gone for almost thirty years


I say a prayer at his grave
Asking him for strength
Reminding him that my love
For him is still strong


He answers with
Another gentle breeze
Telling me he knows my pain
But all is well, as he knows God’s plan


Yes, he is my angel
With a gentle heart
And I thank God and him
For the beauty of his birth, life and death


 

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Reviewed by John Domino 9/15/2009
A wonderful tribute.

Well done Kathy!

JMD
Reviewed by Ed J. 1/26/2008
Very beautiful work indeed! I often feel my father watches over me and my wife used to say she saw hm doing so as I slept. Those no longer with us will always live in our hearts. Thank You for sharing this.

Stay well and keep writing.

Ed
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 1/23/2008
So very beautiful. Tears here.
Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G 1/19/2008
A loving spirit NEVER leaves YOU!
This poem shows a bond of love that is bound tight!
It was hard to read, my 3rd child passed on inside me, I.U.D.(Copper) was the reason, and It was about to be an Etopic Pregn. in the tube, but when taken out (seperated) he passed on! I still feel his spirit close by!
With tears I cry
I will not lie
or deny
our children we always keep at our side!
My heart is THERE with you Kathy! STay Strong!
Living 2008+++ Will a new found (his energy and yours) Love of Life!
Warmed in the Spirit, Warrior Purple Lady Sweet Sheooxoo

STay Positive!
Reviewed by Cryssa C 1/18/2008
This beautiful, heartfelt poem brought me pleasant memories of similar feelings/experiences with our departed son. Thanks for sharing.
Cryssa
Reviewed by Lynn Barry 1/17/2008
So touching...so inspiring...HUGS
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 1/17/2008
Kathy this is so beautiful as I know when I hear the sounds of bells it is my mom letting me know she is with me, you are blessed in so many ways my dear friend. Thank you for sharing.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by RaeLynn Teller 1/17/2008
Kathy--
You always wonder why I want to be alone.
I'm not alone.
I just don't put it into words as well as you.
Beautiful write of words I cannot express.
Love ya, and our army of angels.
--RaeLynn
Reviewed by Paul Berube 1/17/2008
Kathy,

You are Blessed in so many ways. Peace, Love and Blessings Always, Paul.
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 1/17/2008
Someone from time to time seems to gentle poke a little finger back my shoulder, when I turn around, no one is there, then I realize that she wants to tell me that she still is with me, my departed daughter.
Thanks Kathy.
Georg
Reviewed by John Leko 1/17/2008
...yes I believe it is your son's loving embrace...his whisper in the wind...a kiss of now and forever...a reminder that he is always near.
beautiful Kathy...
John
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 1/16/2008
a gentle breeze he feels as well,,,heartfelt Kathy
Love and Blessings, Christine
Reviewed by larry linville 1/16/2008
Parents aren't supposed to lose a child. I have ministered to persons who did. I wish I had been able to have to poem to share with them. The finger prints of God's love is all over it.

Larry
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/16/2008
Kathy I so admire your perspective in this. I'm glad you share it so others can see there is always a way to be in harmony even with the loss of a child , when you know Creator has all things in His keeping for the best.

Love and Blessings,
ET
Reviewed by William Bonilla 1/16/2008
A Beautiful heartfelt write Kathy
peace & Love Be with you

William
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 1/16/2008
God bless you Kathy for your inner strength and your undying love for your son, never to forget. I am sure he remains close to you and watches over you.........

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Paul Berube 1/16/2008
This is a great tribute to a mother's love and how God takes care of His own. Wonderfully put to words Kathy. God bless you my friend.
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 1/16/2008
this brought tears as i read of the gentle love of both you and your son--
Reviewed by Emile Tubiana 1/16/2008
Dear Cathy

I read your beautiful poem about the passing of your dear son. Nothing is more important than a child and nothing is more precious than the link of the chain which connects us. Nothing is more painful than when that link leaves us alone in this world, but we should keep and maintain this tie alive with his memories, it is he who despite his departure stays always within our hearts and gives us the strength to continue in this life. His memories will guide you until mom and child are reunited. We should never forget him and he will never forget you despite the turbulence which surrounds us in our daily duties.
May his soul be blessed and filled with light, may his memory be a blessing for you the mother
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg 1/16/2008
heartfelt...i too believe he was in the breeze
Reviewed by Barbara Smith 1/16/2008
A message of love and knowing your son is at peace and also knowing you feel his hugs gives you courage and strength to endure. Truly a nice writing.
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 1/16/2008
Beautiful write, thank you for sharing
God Bless
Michelle~
Reviewed by Rafika Anderson (Reader) 1/16/2008
What a beautiful message of hope, faith, love and remembrance deftly rendered with a gentle touch. Lovely.
Reviewed by Connie Faust 1/16/2008
Kathy, you are at peace with the life and the death of your son and content with knowing that he, too, is at peace. "He knows God's plan."
I believe he has a gentle heart for sure, for it was passed on to him from his gentle, loving mother.
This is beautifully written. Thank you for sharing your heart.

Connie
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 1/16/2008
Yes Kathy, it is him, I too have a baby that died. He would have been my first born..I lost him when he was 4 months inside of me. I have never forgotten that boy. He is with me and my oldest daughter always, surrounding us with warmth and love and protection. He is my guardian angel, Thomas...Your son is definitely with you, especially because there is no bond stronger than the love of a child and a mother...
You are a remarkable woman, and I am so proud to know you.
Peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Felix Perry 1/16/2008
Now this is a poem that touches the heart and offers hope for other parents who have lost children and need to know that life is meant to be loved and lived for as long as we can. The spirits or angels are with us for ever, not only as Angels but as happy memories of the time we had to share with them. Thank you Kathy for showing us that love can be the reason for going on...
Fee
Reviewed by George Carroll 1/16/2008
love is everlasting in spirit and in the flesh.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 1/16/2008
It is difficult to comment on something so personal and said as this is . . . God bless you . . .
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/16/2008
I can't imagine losing a child like that! God be with you as you remember your son! So sad!!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :( >tears! <



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