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Losing a child

Losing a child

I woke up in the morning feeling good, had my breakfast done the things that you know we should.
Little did I know that grief had been sent my way, full of pain and anguish it was coming to stay.
I got a call to say my son was dead, no,no, no I wasn't ready for that to enter my head.
I didn't want to hear or believe that my son had died, but then my heart shattered where I fell to the floor cried and cried.
I felt so lost and so alone, I couldn't believe my son wasn't coming home.
The pain the turmoil filled my whole inside, I couldn't cope didn't understand how this had happened to my child.
Then came the anger the rage unleashed and wild, cursing at God for taking away my child.
I punched wall after wall kicked door after door, and then for hours just laid there on the floor.
The feeling numb so empty and hollow, my mouth was so dry I couldn't swallow.
My heart it longed and it ached, hoping it was a lie my son's death they had faked.
But I know it wasn't so, my boy had gone why did he have to go. 
‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčI miss¬†my boy miss calling his name, now I live everyday within that pain.
All the memories that are left behind, some days I think too much they consume my mind.
Other days it's like I'm at the very start, where I cry so hard it break's my heart.
Then some days I'm filled with joy, remembering my child so proud that he was my boy.

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Audrey youde

So beautifully written,,I know the heart ache of losing a son ,although nearly 50 years have past ,theres not a day that my heart yearns for him to come back 

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Neetha Y

I recently lost my dad and I am a mom myself of two teenagers. Your poem so eloquently expresses the pain and heartache of losing a child. I cannot begin to imagine what you must be going through...

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kay harris

Beautifully written, My heart goes out to you friend, May the Lord bless you and give you strength. Never give up friend your loved by many and these moments we share with one another are the moments we etch in time with love and grace. If ever you need a friend I'm always here, God bless you and your family and friends, my Prayers will be with you always friend.

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Terry Kay

Such a loser words can't express all the pain.  So sorry for your lost.  Beautifully written.  God bless.

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