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I Search For A Sign
by Barbara Kasey Smith

Tuesday, May 06, 2008
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Brother, I wait for the day we'll reunite...

Winds cling to me like a baby to its Mother,
stars shimmer as the moon shines in the firmament.
Death points its finger...enticing you to come,
I search the sky for you to give me a sign.

My love's as strong as the day you went away,
I ache to see your face and crooked smile.
I think I hear your voice in the distance,
run to see if I can see where it's coming from.

I wasn't prepared for you to not be here,
our time together wasn't long enough.
I loved you from the time you were a small lad,
not realizing I'd lose you in the prime of life.

There were songs we didn't get to sing,
camping trips we never got to take.
Things I wanted to say was left unsaid,
laughs left to echo like hyenas in the forest.

I miss you brother...you were special to me,
"no" one touched my heart like you did at times.
We were close from the day you were born,
I remember rocking and singing to you for hours.

I stand here alone as mist kisses my eyelids,
know it's you sending me a sign from above,
as your weeping tears blow in the wind,
awakening my soul you're here with me.

Brother, I wait for the day we'll reunite,
these fields of rubble are lonely and sad.
This rose's head hangs in loneliness,
petals are wilting as the color begins to fade.
   

 

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Reviewed by Bill Grimes Jr. 5/12/2008
"I miss you brother...you were special to me,
"no" one touched my heart like you did at times.
We were close from the day you were born,
I remember rocking and singing to you for hours."


Wow Barbara! What a powerful ode to your beloved Brother.......Chills rise as I read.......Thank you for sharing a slice of you my friend. You are loved.

Bill :-)
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 5/12/2008
A well-crafted and touching poem, Barbara. I especially like
stanza 4. It's tough to lose a brother. Your brother lives
in your poem. - Gene.
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson 5/12/2008
Hauntingly beautiful! What a loving tribute to your brother. He's always a part of you as you are a part of him. Someday you'll be together again...Blessings ......M
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 5/9/2008
Very touching sweet lady,well done...have a wonderful and safe day...Hugs
Reviewed by Jon Willey 5/8/2008
Know I send my compassion and sense deeply your loss. My words are hollow compared to the pain in your heart. May God Bless. Jon Michael Willey
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 5/7/2008
very great moving and touching verse Barb, and I can truly relate
Reviewed by Shedding Light 5/7/2008
This will touch anyone. I cried when I read this poem. Well said Barbara.

Harold M. Nash
Reviewed by Bernice Lakota 5/7/2008
Brought tears to my eyes....very touching write.
Reviewed by richard cederberg 5/7/2008
Beautifully poignant and touching dear Barbara. Thank God for the hope that we have in Christ. I pray all is well ...
Benisons of love and wisdom ...
Richard
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 5/7/2008
A wonderful tribute to him, and what a marvelous reunion it will be some day.
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 5/7/2008
Oh Barbara you just filled my heart and that same mist kisses my eyelids as I think of my darling brother whom I just lost in October. Thank you for the beautiful words.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 5/6/2008
This really touched me--a beautiful write
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 5/6/2008
Barbara,, This is so hearfelt,,, I lost a brother in 1975 he was just 21 and will be forever young.....I am sending you the biggest hug.
Love, Christine
Reviewed by Paul Berube 5/6/2008
Sad and beautiful rolled into one Barbara. Very well written. Thank God we know that the day for reuniting with those gone before us is promised to us. God bless.
Reviewed by Morning Star 5/6/2008
Tears, tears you brought to my eyes
as I felt frustration and distress of the loss
Of your brother Barbara there is so much
Sadness in this piece!
God Bless you and take care of you!!
Peace Love and Hugessss...Morning star
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 5/6/2008
Oh Barbara you bring tears to my eyes as I sense your disappointment and anguish at the loss of your brother. So much left unsaid, so many thinks left undone, yet in your heart he will always be to love and guide you through all the days ahead. God bless and know you are in my prayers...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper 5/6/2008
Barbara, this is really beautiful and bears similar thoughts to what I had after my brother died. Time does heal some of the pain, but we never forget how much we've lost. Blessings
Reviewed by Bonnie May 5/6/2008
I too lost a dear brother and I felt your pain in this write. A whole remains in our hearts that only memories can ease. Hang in there my friend, you will see him again someday. Love and prayers, Bonnie



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