She Is Gone
Thursday, November 04, 2004 | Author: Dav
You can shed tears that she is gone
or you can smile because she has lived.

You can close your eyes and pray that she’ll come back
or you can open your eyes and see all she’s left.

Your heart can be empty because you can’t see her
or you can be full of the love you shared.

You can turn your back on tomorrow and live yesterday
or you can be happy for tomorrow because of yesterday.

You can remember her and only that she’s gone
or you can cherish her memory and let it live on.

You can cry and close your mind,
be empty and turn your back
or you can do what she’d want:
smile, open your eyes, love and go on.




David Harkins, © 1981
Silloth, Cumbria, UK


- for my mother's family.
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3 comments:

On 10:31 pm , sidcruise said...

A wonderful poem ..is it ur creation?.show must go on and look at the brighter side ..thats what the gist i get from ur poem...

 
On 9:37 am , Davin said...

Actually its not mine, as stated by the copyright material shown below :
David Harkins, © 1981
Silloth, Cumbria, UK

But yes, thats the same feeling I get from the poem as well

 
On 4:33 pm , sidcruise said...

Oh i get it it now ....kewl..

 
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