Two Years Gone But Never Forgotten

I spent every day at the hospital
but I didn’t care
I spent my birthday at the hospital
but I didn’t care

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POEM| The Scars Of Loss

The scars of loss
have left me a mess
I’m dreaming while awake
and hurting every step of the way

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POEM| You Don’t Get To Choose

I don’t have to answer your calls
I don’t have to reply to your messages
I don’t have to tell you how my day went
I don’t have to answer the door when you come by

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POEM| No One Tells You

No one tells you that
when death comes
to take someone you love
it doesn’t listen to your pleas
and it has no regard for your feelings
it doesn’t answer your cries
nor does it wait for your opinion

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POEM| Dear Mama

Dear Mama,
I never thought of today
without you in it
I never knew you wouldn’t
see me become the woman
you taught me to be

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POEM| You Were Never Mine

maybe I took you for granted
maybe I didn’t understand you
maybe I didn’t care enough
maybe I didn’t put you first

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POEM| I Don’t Want To Lose You

I feel you in my belly

but I’m trying to act normal

my entire body is changing

and it’s all because of you

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Missing You

As days turn to weeks and weeks to months,

my heart is still heavy and trying to heal

Every day is another day without you

and though I’ve come to accept that,

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If We Were Having Tea #3

If we were having tea, I’ll have the biggest smile on my face because it’ll be a dream come true. I’ll take lots of photos to remember this moment and keep them close to me forever. I’ll then hold your hand in mine and tell you everything that has happened since you’ve been away.

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POEM|Grief

It takes you to the past
forgetting the present 
It makes you relive the happy moments
or creates repeated sad moments

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POEM|In My Dreams

I loved staying awake Now I want to sleep all the time Cos I’m certain I’ll see you in my dreams Written by Mariam Shittu

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