The memory garden

A friend of mine wrote this poem and she has given me permission to share it on my blog!
It is a beautiful poem and touched me deeply!
Enjoy guys!

The Memory Garden

When we lose someone we love dearly,
We feel as if our hearts will break,
We feel the loss intensely,
and we cry many tears of heartache.
But grief is the start of something else,
It’s a process of healing and growth,
For like a garden that needs water,
The memories we have need to be nurtured.
And as the winter of our grief passes,
The springtime of memories arrive,
The memory garden needs those tears,
So then our memories can survive.
memories like little flowers,
The sad ones may be pale,
But then the happy memories like wildflowers,
Will bloom with colours bright,
And those memories will sustain us,
Through the passing days and nights.

Copyright 2020 Maggie Rush

Author: Carol anne

I am 40 years young. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

6 thoughts on “The memory garden”

  1. Superb Carol…thank you for sharing…

    “My empty hands are full
    Of memories and rhymes”

    “How many rivers of tears must we cry
    Before all the deepest wells run dry”

    Cheers. Ivor…


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