2009 has been a year of sorrow for my family, and this is my small attempt of pouring some of my grief and loss into words. And yes, I know it isn't strictly poetry, but it is under that heading for want of something more suitable.

Death is when the beating heart is stilled, when the rasping breaths are hushed. Death is when tears come crashing down like a waterfall, when pain is spoken not in words but gasps. Death is when we're left behind, in a world that has yet another hole that could never be filled. Death is the passing over, the rainbow bridging this life and the next, the light at the end of the tunnel. Death brings pain yet peace, sorrow yet bittersweet joy.

Death is.

Submitted: November 22, 2009

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Well written and expressed. Thoughts and feelings of grief, bereavement and traveling the road to recovery.

Gave it an "I Like It" vote. Well deserved. Will read and vote for your other postings. At times, without commenting.

Suggest using a larger print/font size. To make it easier for more to read.

Thank you for becoming a fan. Most appreciative.

Happy trails,

Ed Bradley.

Sun, November 22nd, 2009 5:47pm


Thanks mate :) Much appreciated.

Sun, November 22nd, 2009 3:45pm


Amazing job expressing your true feelings and point of view. It just shows that death shouldnt be something to be afraid of. Bravo, Bravo!

~Also please read and please, please, please comment on my pieces as well. It only takes a few seconds to make the difference and go the distance.~

Sun, November 22nd, 2009 11:14pm


Thank you so much. :) And sure, I know how valuable critique and comments are :)

Sun, November 22nd, 2009 3:46pm

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