In memory of a lost loved one

In Memory of You


I hold you in my dreams at night...I call you in the dawn
... And yet I have to tell myself... That you are really gone
... That you are gone beyond recall... Forever and a day...
And there is nothing I can do... And nothing I can say... You
were so wonderful to me... So gentle, sweet, and kind... It
seemed that I was always in... Your heart and in your mind...
No, there is nothing I can say... Except a loving prayer...
That God will bless you, dearest one... And keep you in His
care... And in my silent sorrow there... Is nothing I can do
... Except to live a better life... In memory of you.


James J. Metcalfe


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This poem is from "More Poem Portraits
by James J. Metcalfe,
a further collection of Verse,page 63