Language of the Dead

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After Death

They like to come in dreams

because dreams are made of their words.

They speak in symbols, like feathers and dragonflies.

They drop objects from the land of imagery

to show their love.

 

”I love you”

”I am still beside you”

”I am with the one we lost together”

and, my favorite,

”Look!  I’m not in any pain anymore!”

 

And even

”Someone you know needs THIS right now.  I know it looks weird.  Bring it anyway.”

 

 

Author's Notes/Comments: 

For Blondie and Grandma Marietta

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Dreams

I often see my parents in dreams, and we talk. I feel sad when I wake and remember they are not here anymore, but I do believe they are not gone forever, and we shall meet again for real one day.

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Spoken Words of the Dead

I can see this poem working like that - fo real :D slc


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Thanks Stella :)

If this perspective helps even one person find their way through grief then the poem has succceeded.