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Eileen Clemens Granfors

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  Journey
by Eileen Clemens Granfors
Friday, July 18, 2008
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Time heals...it truly does.


Journey

 

How much grief can we swallow down?

A mound?

A lifetime’s?

An ocean’s?

 

Does the mourning body at last rebel?

Expel?

Through rage?

In tears?

Collapse?

 

Does grief leak through the pores away,

Day by day,

Evaporate?

Encapsulate?

Or heal?

 




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Reviewed by Barbara Henry 11/13/2012
THOUGHT PROVOKING POEM,INDEED, EILEEN
CONTINUED SUCCESS/
BARBARA J HENRY
Reviewed by Sophia Ann Montoya 7/31/2008
I like this format Eileen.
Reviewed by William Bonilla 7/20/2008
a thought provoking write
I see all are left wondering
peace be with you

William
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 7/19/2008
Thought provoking my friend...time does have a way of healing one's memory somewhat, but I've found that prayer helps heal the heart...I like Jill also like to write poetry to help release some of the hurt, pain, and suffering we all go through at one time or another. A well written write that poses many questions that we've all pondered...well done.
Blessings,
Joyce B.
Reviewed by Amy Feemster 7/18/2008
starkly said, Amy.
Reviewed by Gloria Gay 7/18/2008
Some very original metaphors in this rhetorical poem.
Reviewed by Jill Eisnaugle 7/18/2008
Eileen,
I'm in the same boat with Karla and Karen, right now, having just lost my father, very suddenly, on June 22nd. Some days, I cope; on others, such as when I hear a song he liked, the emotions become too much. Time is a healer; poetry helps to release the grief, too. This much I have learned.

Thanks for sharing this poem, Eileen.

Jill
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 7/18/2008
Grief still here with me since last Aug 17. Cry lots some days, others just think and sometimes angry thoughts come, sometimes I wonder why? Other days faith sets in and i am O.K. with it. Time will heal, but never evaporate my feelings for my loved ones.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 7/18/2008
Eileen,

Don't know - still on that road - missing my Daddy so much - there are days I'm fine, and then there are DAYS - an excellent, thought provoking poem.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 7/18/2008
Time does indeed heal all wounds.It may take people more time than others to grief,but overall our pain and misery will go away and continue to enjoy our lives the way that we are suppose to live it.very good poem

Edwin

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Eileen Clemens Granfors



Some Rivers End on the Day of the Dead

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The Pinata-Maker's Daughter

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Breathe In, Breathe Out, Move On





Sydney's Story

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Stairs of Sand

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White Sheets




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