Newest Members
BusterJones, Desperateforhelp, aniceguy, Green_Lantern, Safe11ride
12121 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
corvairman1 (43), marianne (44), son (35), speedy (31)
Who's Online
6 registered (JayBro, Jim1961, gettingstronger, 3 invisible), 67 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
12121 Members
73 Forums
62526 Topics
438163 Posts

Max Online: 418 @ 07/02/12 07:29 AM
Twitter
Topic Options
#450721 - 10/20/13 06:33 PM Dismissal
ghostlights Offline


Registered: 11/22/11
Posts: 26
Loc: Upstate NY
I’m watching “Van Helsing” with my daughter
Laughing with her ‘cuz the CGI werewolves
Look more like were-bunnies with big nasty teeth
My wife taps on my headphones
“Your sister posted that your cousin has passed”
She eulogized about his sweet, gentle spirit
About his certain place in heaven
(Place in heaven? Really?)
“Is he the one I met at the family reunion?”
I nod and turn away
A sneer tugging at the corner of my lips
My stomach tightening
Memory of him stirring in my brain like a parasite
Tonight there is no room
For this unwelcome guest
Cast him out of my head
Out from this world
He has passed, he is past
Now is my beautiful daughter gliding toward that finish line
Beneath autumn morning sun
Selecting perfect carving pumpkins
Gourmet frozen yogurt, my awesome gourmet pizza
Sipping warm cider beside a campfire in the evening rain
Giggling at were-bunnies
Moment by perfect moment, it’s been a wonderful day
All things considered
_________________________
-Dave

Top
#450732 - 10/20/13 11:23 PM Re: Dismissal [Re: ghostlights]
traveler Offline
Greeter
MaleSurvivor

Registered: 02/07/06
Posts: 3204
Loc: back in the USA
Originally Posted By: ghostlights

Moment by perfect moment, it’s been a wonderful day
All things considered


i celebrate the perfect day with you!

and i celebrate your beautiful poem, too!

LEE
_________________________
We are often troubled, but not crushed;
sometimes in doubt, but never in despair;
there are many enemies, but we are never without a friend;
and though badly hurt at times, we are not destroyed.
- Paul, II Cor 4:8-9

Top
#450918 - 10/22/13 02:13 AM Re: Dismissal [Re: ghostlights]
risingagain Offline
Member
MaleSurvivor

Registered: 11/09/10
Posts: 588
Loc: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Thank you for this beautiful window into your family, Dave!

Top
#450925 - 10/22/13 03:18 AM Re: Dismissal [Re: ghostlights]
Jacob S Offline
Member
MaleSurvivor

Registered: 01/01/13
Posts: 550
I get it. Even in death he tries to wriggle back into the mind, trying to steal you away from the present. But you don't let him.
_________________________
"As long as the child within is not allowed to become aware of what happened to him or her, a part of his or her emotional life will remain frozen . . . all appeals to love, solidarity, and compassion will be useless."
-- Alice Miller

Top


Moderator:  ModTeam, Publius 

I agree that my access and use of the MaleSurvivor discussion forums and chat room is subject to the terms of this Agreement. AND the sole discretion of MaleSurvivor.
I agree that my use of MaleSurvivor resources are AT-WILL, and that my posting privileges may be terminated at any time, and for any reason by MaleSurvivor.