Treading Water by Cindy Kathleen Stewart Sampson of Tampa, FL
I tread water Dreading each day without my daughter Lois ascended to Heaven quickly one morn Leaving me completely forlorn One day, I’ll join her in glory, Delighting in hearing her heavenly story. I long to see her beautiful face, When we will at last, again embrace. I’m often given unsolicited advice, Causing me to feel as cold as ice. People demand that I must be brave, And valiantly ride grief’s harsh, crushing wave. Why do others insist on bringing me down? Have they failed to notice that I’ve yet to drown?
Written in memory of Lois Kathleen Sampson, 05/04/01-01/24/14
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