Its Christmas time once again…
There is still inconceivable grief,
mourning mixed with joy and a pain
that is never brief.
Anguish underneath the labyrinth of
holiday lights longs for the emptiness
to go away; and renewed happiness to
fill the night.
I hide endless pain beneath a smiling face;
because my fragile gifts from God are no
longer with me; now in a distant and heavenly
10 thoughts on “The Holidays…”
I’m so sorry. I can’t imagine how the holidays must be. This surely flew straight to your loves in heaven.
Thanks Chatter, lost two children one day apart in 2010, but we are left behind to continue our journey…my “attempts” at writing is how I survive. Happy Holidays, Ann
I cannot fathom this. My heart aches for you. I’m glad you are here writing. And surviving.
We must try to go day by day. Ann
That is courage.
You give me always, ad a gift, wonderful words. Thanks Ann, also for visiting my blog, so different than yours.
It is my joy to do so, I have tried to “copy” many of your dishes, I send them to my sister in Alabama, who “is” the family cook, but I can boil water, :-)…Happy Holidays. Ann
Season’s Greetings to you and your sister, Ann!
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Thank you for stopping by and may you have a wonderful holiday. Ann
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