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In Your Time of Heaven

I saw your picture inside of me
I knew you but never heard your voice
I wanted to bury your face on my shoulder
But your fate made a different choice

Did you have to live with a tired feeling
Were you reaching across the table
An offering to those afraid afraid of you
That’s what honesty is to those so unable

You are a bird flying because you’re able
A memory in my mind, I give all this to you
Living freely now unbound by no one else
My heart is here now to tell you it’s true

I never knew you the way I wanted to
We waited but the right time never came
But in your time of heaven time cannot start
Or stop the way we remember your name

Comments

Dr Kulsum Mehmood from Nagpur, India on November 19, 2018:

Thanks millions Mark .....

Mark Lecuona (author) from Austin, Texas on November 18, 2018:

I will pray for you; God knows what you need. I will remind him.

Dr Kulsum Mehmood from Nagpur, India on November 18, 2018:

You can help me by praying for me. Thanks and God Bless .....

Mark Lecuona (author) from Austin, Texas on November 18, 2018:

Kusum,

First I must say I am saddened by your troubles. At the same time, you are very inspirational with your philosophical approach to life. But I'm sure it's not easy. I believe in the power of positive thinking; I think it encourages us to continue to try our best and do the things that we know are healthy to our minds,bodies and souls. You are feeding hope when you think in a positive manner. You buy time for a cure or a new situation that can give you knew life. Many people do project an "all is well' personna; I suppose they think nobody cares or they don't want to "bring anyone down." I wish I could help you in some way.

Dr Kulsum Mehmood from Nagpur, India on November 18, 2018:

Life and death are the two truths of life. And, death is so final. May her soul rest in peace. WE can atleast pray for her soul. You know, sometimes we need to pretend things. Like ..... today I posted in one of my whatsapp group my photograph with the caption " beaming with health and happiness " and I got a thumbs-up sign from so many of my friends. But, the truth is far from what I wrote. Neither am I healthy, nor am I happy, at the moment. But, life goes on. And, we must think POSITIVE.

God Bless .....

Mark Lecuona (author) from Austin, Texas on November 16, 2018:

It was very hard on her family. She was so brave; knowing she was most likely going to die. It is very difficult to talk to someone in that state. You feel so trivial.

Dr Kulsum Mehmood from Nagpur, India on November 11, 2018:

Feeling so sad about her passing away May her soul rest in peace ..... Mark, your work is commendable. Seems you find your inspiration from daily happenings. That's great. Hope to read more of your expressions ....

Mark Lecuona (author) from Austin, Texas on November 08, 2018:

Thank you Dr. Mehmood and Blondey!

This one was about the sister of a friend who passed away two years ago of cancer in her mid-30's. She and I never met but communicated via Facebook. We were supposed to meet but she wanted to wait until she felt better. Then one day she was gone.

Dr Kulsum Mehmood from Nagpur, India on November 07, 2018:

Very well - written and touching verses .....

Blondey Hubpages on November 06, 2018:

Aw such sweet yet somber memories of love