About the Poem
This poem was written when I had just lost two people; One a dear surrogate-mother, to death, and the other a beloved friend, to a destroyed relationship. I was bereft at the losses all at once, with no way to reverse the causes of the losses. This poem has become the anthem for all the losses suffered since.
|by Misty Rayne
Within this burdened breast
lies a heavy saddened heart,
this weight tortures rest
of it you were a part.
Now torn from my grasp,
forever it would seem,
this loneliness to never lapse
so empty have I been.
Once more, your embrace I need
to dispel this wretched grief.
From it I must be freed,
with your compassion my relief.
Come back and take my hand
to comfort and to hold,
end my devastation, if you can,
and soothe my aching soul.
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