Missing You – 100 WCGU #63

 I finally got my act together and hopped in on

this one!  The prompt this time is:

“and winter will bring”

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Missing You

The chilled air settles into my bones
and pinches my longing heart.
The once crisp orange-gold cloak
upon the ground has turned dead-brown.

It’s nearly winter,
and winter will bring
empty holidays with mere
echoes of your laughter
joining with ours.

And winter will bring
snow – a kiss of your angel breath
upon my cheeks;
and the rosied noses of children
will wink at me as they
make a row of angel Lizys
across the lawn,
and I’ll smile, though my heart falters,
wishing you were here.

And winter will bring
the hope of spring mingling
with my tears, making the
lilies grow.

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5 Comments

Filed under Child loss, Lizy, Poetry, Writing

5 responses to “Missing You – 100 WCGU #63

  1. So sorry for the loss of your beautiful daughter.

  2. Heartbreaking. And very well written.

  3. ❤ Beautifully written Julia!

  4. So sad, it brought tears to my eyes.

  5. The pinch of a longing heart is a striking description.
    I hope the pinch eases over time.

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