“…if you’ve been up all night and cried till you have no more tears left in you – you will know that there comes in the end a sort of quietness. You feel as if nothing is ever going to happen again.”
― C.S. Lewis

Grief
Intangible, yet its hurts are real-
A shattered heart that still can feel.
Tears that from the world must hide.
A bitter hurt buried deep inside.
Ears that hear a voice not there.
Memories that come to rend and tear.
Arms that ache with emptiness.
Endless nights that bring no rest.

-MEM, 5/25/2017

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Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.  – Proverbs 3:5

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