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Grief

My heartache has not ended

42 total reviews 
Comment from jessizero
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Many people think that there is a time limit on grief. I know there is not. Your heartbreak came across strongly in this poem. Thank you for sharing, and best wishes to you. I am sorry for your loss.

 Comment Written 29-Nov-2023


reply by the author on 01-Dec-2023
    Thank you so much for your kind and understanding reviewing.

    Blessings,
    Ramona
Comment from Bryce 1
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This reminds me of my mom. If I had died, I think it woulda killed her. This is a sad and brooding poem that pairs with the picture to create a scene that's too sad for tears, only a blank stare with blank feelings that are alone on an island without the hope of rescue.

 Comment Written 28-Nov-2023


reply by the author on 28-Nov-2023
    Dear Bryce,

    Thank you for such an insightful review. You know, it kills me that my mom went first, but I was her only child, I think she would have been lost without me.
Comment from BermyBye50
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Ramona,

This is an excellent entry in the No Rules Poetry Contest. You've captured in this well-written poem all the emotional stages of grief following the loss of your 73 year old mother. The rhyming flows well and the imagery woven throughout your poem speaks to the common experience of grieving following the loss of a loved one.

All the best in the contest,

Eugene

 Comment Written 28-Nov-2023


reply by the author on 28-Nov-2023
    Dear Eugene,
    Thank you so much for the heartfelt and enthusiastic review, I also appreciate your well wishes!

    Warm Regards,
    Ramona
Comment from Tina Crute
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I am so sorry for your loss, truly. She must've been pretty special. I think this contest was a good one to post this poem in so you aren't bound by structure to express your feelings. You expressed them well here and I wish you well in the contest. Your mom would be proud of you:)
Tina

 Comment Written 25-Nov-2023


reply by the author on 27-Nov-2023
    Dear Tina,
    Thank you for such a kind, compassionate review.

    Blessings,

    Ramona
Comment from Barry Penfold
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Heartfelt and lovely tribute to a loved one passed. Nice rhyming and image supplied is excellent. Thanks for the notes. Make sure you keep writing and that you have an excellent day.
Regards
Barry Penfold

 Comment Written 25-Nov-2023


reply by the author on 25-Nov-2023
    Thank you Barry, a warm and heartfelt review.
    Blessings,
    Ramona
Comment from Wendy G
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A beautiful poem, albeit a sad one, and there are griefs that we manage, but never get over. Some things on earth we just don't understand, but will one day. Thank you for sharing - I hope you do well in the contest.
Wendy

 Comment Written 25-Nov-2023


reply by the author on 25-Nov-2023
    Dear Wendy,
    Thank you so very much for your thoughtful review and we'll wishes.

    Blessings,
    Ramona
Comment from karenina
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We miss our loved ones every day...it seems grief is magnified as we gather for a holiday and the hole in our heart feels even bigger.

I list my mom at sixty...36 years ago, now.

I'm sorry for your loss.

We'll meet again in God's time!

Karenina

 Comment Written 25-Nov-2023


reply by the author on 25-Nov-2023
    Dear Karenina,
    Thank you for your thoughtful review. I?m sorry for your loss too.

    Blessings,
    Ramona
reply by karenina on 25-Nov-2023
    I feel her presence, still...
reply by the author on 25-Nov-2023
    I feel my mom's too.
reply by karenina on 25-Nov-2023
    Moms are like that. They always find a way!
Comment from estory
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Your poem speaks to the grief we all feel when someone that close to us passes away and we are separated from them. I asked those questions too when my dad died. Why? Why all this pain and suffering, what does a life amount to if this is the way it ends? But we have to have faith in the life everlasting, that Jesus will wipe all the tears from our eyes, that we will be reunited with those that have passed before us. I wrote a story called The Door into the Dark on this very subject. It's in my collection In Real Time in my portfolio if you want to check it out. estory

 Comment Written 24-Nov-2023


reply by the author on 24-Nov-2023
    Dear estory,
    Thank you for the kind and sympathetic review. I will check your story out.

    Blessings,

    Ramona
Comment from lindafisher
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This poem is a lovely tribute to your late mum. I'm sorry your pain is still so raw, I think of my mum every day and probably always will. Well written Ramona

 Comment Written 24-Nov-2023


reply by the author on 24-Nov-2023
    Dear Linda,
    Thank You!

    Blessings,
    Ramona
Comment from Sandra Stoner-Mitchell
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Those were my questions. We will all suffer grief several times in our lifetimes. I've been there four times now, and it never gets easier. You wrote this so well, it is just the way we feel, why him/her? Why not the ones that destroy our world and kill our innocents. Well done, and good luck in the contest. Sandra xx

 Comment Written 24-Nov-2023


reply by the author on 24-Nov-2023
    Dear Sandra,
    Exactly, why not the bad ones? Thanks so much for your kind review.
    Blessings,
    Ramona