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Come, Death, Come
by Stephanie S. Sawyer
Saturday, February 09, 2008
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Reflections on my time in hospice with a dear one. This came to me when I could not sleep for attempting to cope with grief.

Come, Death, come ---
Take her to your arms.

See the mottled arms and legs
Crying out to be dismissed.

Limp they lie, resigned to fate
Cradled up in fetal state.

Now, the eyes, once clear, are gone
Covered o'er in listless gaze.

Come, Death, come ---
Take not your time. Be quick.

Loos'n the spirit that once was here
Set free the soul enclosed within.

Do justice by your mighty hand
Set free the dove within.

Come, Death, come. 

 


February 8, 2008

 
 
 
 



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Reviewed by Leann Marshall 4/2/2008
My heart goes out to you, Stephanie. Death of a loved one affects so much more deeply than can be imagined. This is a beautiful expression written from the soul, thanks for sharing it.
Leann
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 2/25/2008
Have a friend poet on Author's Den Bonnie May who is in hospital with heart trouble at moment. She is praying and writing poems. Try to look her up she is from Colo. and she needs prayers greatly at tthis time. Her new poem is God gave me a Mountain. Love, Lois C.
Reviewed by William Bonilla 2/13/2008
An outstanding write Stephanie
though sad,
Peace & love be with you

william


Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen 2/12/2008
A 'lively' memory of life and self-perspective, Stephanie.

Erin Elizabeth Kelly-Moen
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 2/9/2008
Ooh, this is so sad! You are in my prayers; God be with you in your time of grief!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :(
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 2/9/2008
Stephanie,

Raw emotion here - no need to explain. Effectively penned sadness - I'm sorry for your loss.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :(
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