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Poem: Despite the Heartache

I am a writer. My passion is poetry. I feel words connect people together and help us to understand the feelings we share.

Poem Summary

"Despite the Heartache" is a poem I wrote about the road one travels after he loses someone close to his heart.

There are times he doesn't want to keep going, but then he realizes his strength is a quality his loved one admired.

So, he stays the course.

"My Heart Will Go On" by Celine Dion

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Despite the Heartache

It’s a long and lonely road
with hard work to delicate for your physic
on each step of this journey,
since heaven’s gate called.

There are days
you want to toss in the towel,
no longer wanting to be above ground,
wishing to touch him once more.

Then a song plays on the radio
like a sign from beyond,
making you realize
he loved the strength within you.

Although this path may be riddled with potholes,
he trusted you to stay strong,
to keep going
despite the heartache.

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When I am struggling with my life

I look up towards the sky and say;

Lord, you take over.

— Joan Disantis

"Gone Too Soon" by Simple Plan

© 2022 BRENDA ARLEDGE

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