by Jennifer G. SHARE Atlanta 1/94
They say grief is a depth that you sink to,
But I have to disagree.
Grief is a mountain you climb and climb
Away from how life used to be.
Slowly you leave all your loved ones behind,
And all they can do is just stare.
They know they can't reach you, and higher you climb,
Forgetting just how much they care.
Once at the top you sit and you sob,
And look at the world with new eyes.
Everyone else's problems seem small
While yours are as wide as the sky.
The choice now is yours, are you willing to risk
The treacherous trip to the ground?
Though you know you may fall and get hurt once again,
It's worth it to finally come down.
You could stay at the top till your broken heart stops,
And finally you no longer live
From fear, lack of trust, and absence of love
That the ones on the ground used to give.
So you take a tentative step now and then,
And soon to your wonder and joy,
The ones on the ground reach up, help you down,
And support you the rest of the way.
I wish many things that I'd done, thought or said,
I wish for the way things could be.
But the wish that I wish with all my heart
Is for Jaime to be here with me.
Gloria mom to Josiah 11/12/03- 12/4/03 @ 26wks pre e
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