Thoughts

My head is screaming,

My heart is crying,

What is the meaning?

Family is family, right?

That’s what I always thought until last tonight,

the sorrow.. the pain.. show their ugly head,

they have a heart filled with lead.

I pray for you

to remember that life is precious,

that our journey will end someday too,

until then I will always love you.

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7 Responses to Thoughts

  1. Dana Murphy says:

    Melissa, this is beautiful and tragic and sad. That line “they have a heart filled with lead” is haunting. I’m sorry for whatever happened, and I hope you’ll find some peace. Families are hard.

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  2. Raivenne says:

    Succinct, but heartbreaking Malekka. What is it about weddings and funeral that can sometimes bring out the ugly in family. You’ve turned in the right direction – prayer. Sending you wishes of peace and that it all works out in the end.

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  3. elsie says:

    The line, “That’s what I always thought until last tonight,” stops the reader cold. The tension sends me reading on and hurting for the pain endured. You’ve expressed deep emotions with so few words.

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  4. Cathy Thompson says:

    I feel the emotion in your words. I feel the strength you’ve found to rise above it. This is deep and beautiful.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. LSquared says:

    Family is family.
    That line is resonant. It could mean so many things…and yet you wrote, “right?”
    Brave writing.

    Liked by 1 person

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