Good-bye Granny

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This sadness is hard to swallow...


My heart can only take so much...


Why do I miss you...?


Why do I yearn for your touch..?



I know you’re in a better place...


One with no hurt,


Or pain,


The sadness of losing you running deep through my veins...



I write to pass the time...


Hoping that it will fly by quickly...


With you is where I want to be...


Please Grandma... don't leave me!



I hear my minds voice,


Echoing in my head...


Over, and over again...


I tell myself that you’re dead...



Still alive in heaven,


I can have a peace of mind...


Calmly letting you go,


But keeping our memories alive!



I will cherish you Granny,


Forever until my days...


I will miss you so much,


I will never let you float away...


With you is where my heart will stay...


It's easier for me this way...



Written by: Jlono © 2011


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kaceybabe 5 years ago

I don't yet know what its like to lose a loved one and i can only imagine the pain. Keeping memories alive in your mind is the best way to keep someone alive. Your lucky to have someone that loved you so much and know that a piece of her will always be with you :)


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ROMANCER OF LIFE 5 years ago from Honolulu, Hawaii Author

Awwww that is so sweet! My Grandmother used to go out to sing at nursing homes here in Hawaii. So did my Mother and all of her sisters. What a nice thing to share... What a beautiful gift. Thank you so much for sharing!

Have a beautiful day...

~Romancer~


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FloraBreenRobison 5 years ago

We sang folk songs of various ethnicity-especially Canadian, American, Irish, Scottish, and English. We generally sang at retiremrent homes and nursing homes.


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ROMANCER OF LIFE 5 years ago from Honolulu, Hawaii Author

FloraBeenRobison ~ Wow... 93! That's awesome. She lived a long full life! You three are amazing! What do you perfom?

Have a blessed day!

~ Romancer~


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ROMANCER OF LIFE 5 years ago from Honolulu, Hawaii Author

@ row777 ~ Yes it's tough saying goodbye that you've grown so close with over the years... Thank you so much for reading.

Have a blessed day!

~ Romancer~


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FloraBreenRobison 5 years ago

My grandmother will likely die at the age of 93 before her birthday in November. I was named after her, and she Mom and I used to perform together as The Three Generations.


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fullboz 5 years ago

welcome to my hub


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row777 5 years ago

I remember when my grandpa died, it's tough :( I'm so sorry for your loss.

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