Tears for the Living

Updated on April 17, 2017
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Denise is a freelance writer of many genres, an animal rescuer and advocate, and a spirituality and paranormal enthusiast.

Don’t cry.

He’s in a better place,

She said.

But the tears that fell

Were not for the dead.

Tears are shed for the living,

I whispered.

Our loss, our grief, our pain.

It is the dead who go on living

While we survivors must remain.

© 2017 DC Ziese


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      DC Ziese 9 months ago from Virginia, USA

      Hello Jamie. Thank you for commenting. Yes, it is a very painful truth for many. Blessings, ~D

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 9 months ago from Reno NV

      Such truth. Jamie