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Tears for the Living


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


DC Ziese (author) from Virginia, USA on April 06, 2017:

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

Jamie Lee Hamann from Reno NV on April 05, 2017:

Such truth. Jamie

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