A New Angel
by Ginger S Simpson
Wednesday, August 27, 2003
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My best friend recently passed, and this is the poem I wrote for to read at her memorial service.
A new angel dwells in heaven,
she moved in just today.
I got the dreaded phone call
saying, "Your friend has passed away."
I can't see her face or touch her hand
or tell her not to go.
I didn't get to say, "goodbye,"
or say, "I love you so."
But, I know she still can hear me.
She didn't go far away.
She dwells within my memories
and all my yesterdays.
I'll hold her image in my heart
and remember what I see.
I'll not forget the times we've shared,
My special friend and me!
Author, Ginger Simpson
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|Reviewed by Vicky Jeter
How you ever got through reading this
outloud at the memorial. So much feeling.
|Reviewed by Joyce Rapier
|Angels abound among us, caressing our inner soul, knowing us and all too well, that theirs is but a goal. To touch the pain and ease the fears, to calm and soothe they must--for what they see will surely be--just us in clouds of dust. Great write.|
|Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
am so sorry for your loss. god bless you and keep you in your time of grief! :( (((HUGS))) and love, your new texas friend, karen lynn. >tears <
|Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
i'm sorry for your loss
beautiful tribute to your friend, and i love the opening stanza
(((HUGS))) and love,
|Reviewed by Floreann Cawley
|Reviewed by Erica Ivory
|Yes.. she is near.. We have this in common.. My best friend passed last year.. Very suddenly.. I see your name is Ginger..Is that your real name or a Pen name? I am sorry for your loss.|