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Losing a Love One

Updated on November 27, 2015
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For years every night while you were sleeping, she talked to you, asked questions, protected you, and promised that she would give you everything… But she could only give you what she had.

Now, she visits you at night and talks to you in your dreams. She comes to let you know that she is still protecting you, holding you, and kissing your eyes filled with tears.

You understood she had to go. She knew it was going to happen. Many times, while flying with her to the stars you pleaded, "Please, don't go." She would answer, "My love will always care for you; my love will always embrace you." That was the way it had to be. She always said that a bird cannot be caged because it belongs to the sky, the breeze, the sun. "The love of a bird is too big to be restrained," she used to say. "The same way our love has moved and danced throughout our lives will stay alive forever because we built it that way."

You let her fly because you loved her and she loved you. You screamed her name to the stars and cried until your eyes and heart hurt. After the cry, you would wash your face to start the process of loving her from the distance. You both practiced this before her departure. Many times she would walk to a corner of the room few feet away from you, and sitting on the floor she would asked you to close your eyes, "I will be flying up-above looking for the best views we can share. Whatever I see, you will see. My wings will take you wherever we want to go. You will touch me with your thoughts, I will kiss you in your dreams." Now it was your time to let her see that her efforts were not in vain.

You lived with her the most beautiful moments, but the most specials were to wake up in the mornings near her body, soft and warm; to look at her in silence while she was still sleeping. She was to you the most amazing, funny, smart, pretty and kind lady on the face of the earth.

Everything in the house reminds you of her. She does not need anything now, only your love and understanding. She just want you to be strong, take care of yourself and continue living as you both used to do. Keep in mind that she gave you what she had although she wanted to give you everything. Do not worry so much, she knows you gave her everything you had.

That was the way it had to be. She is that bird that needed to fly, and because of your love for her, you let her go. Be happy for her; her body does not hurt. Her spirit is free at last, the way it had to be.

She visited you last night in your dreams, and again, she held you and kissed your eyes. Last night she told you, "See, my love, I am here with you. I am protecting you as I promised. Be strong, my angel. Tomorrow, when you get up, open the window and let the breeze comes in, keep the memories of us and enjoy the new way of life we are both experiencing now. Thank you for letting me fly; the love of a bird is too big to be restrained." You replied, "Fly, my love, fly. You belong to the sky, you belong to the sun."

You dry your tears and start a new day.

© 2012 AnnaCia

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      So nice to see you write a new hub, Ann! I have missed you and this is a beautiful piece of writing. Well done and welcome back!

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      AnnaCia 4 years ago

      Hi Billy. Thank you for welcoming me. I am just starting and hope to write a lot more. Thank you for your thoughts and your time.

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      SilentReed 4 years ago from Philippines

      I am reminded of the lyrics " A house is not a home when there is no one living there". Memories that continue to dwell within us...both the happy as well as sad times. You have manage to craft an article that is a pleasure to read.

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      AnnaCia 4 years ago

      SilentReed, your words are so nice. Memories and wanting to reach the person you love and he/she is not there anymore. Thanks for visiting.

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      Sandra Busby 4 years ago from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA

      Good to see you writing again. I haven't written myself in a while. Hope to get cranked up again soon.

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      Rosemary Sadler 4 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      Nice to see you back and writing again. This is an awesome piece

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      AnnaCia 4 years ago

      sandra, It is so nice to see you again. I am trying me best. Thanks co your visit

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      AnnaCia 4 years ago

      Hi Rosemay50. You are very sweet. Thanks for the comment. Take care.

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      Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Gosh, Anna, that is beautiful. So beautiful. You have won me over.

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      AnnaCia 4 years ago

      Victoria, thank you. I am glad you liked my article.

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      sonison 4 years ago from Heaven 7

      This is amazing. Good work Anna. Words are organised in a very nice manner.

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      AnnaCia 4 years ago

      Thank you sonison.

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      Mark G Weller 4 years ago from Lake Charles, LA.

      Beautifully said Anna, I have these nights often. I think many of us do, thank you for sharing this so well!

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      lovedoctor926 4 years ago

      Beautiful piece

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      Mohan Kumar 4 years ago from UK

      this is a beautiful piece of writing and I love the message and the emotion contained within. Thanks for coming back and sharing this!

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      AnnaCia 4 years ago

      Docmo; I appreciate your comment. Thank you for visiting.

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      AnnaCia 4 years ago

      Curiad. I bet there are many who have this experience. Sad, but a reality many of us should take into account. Thanks for reading.

      lovedoctor, thanks for your comment.

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      IntegrityYes 4 years ago

      It is beautiful like,Anna.

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      AnnaCia 4 years ago

      Thank you, Integrity

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      shruti sheshadri 4 years ago from Bangalore, India

      This is sooo beautiful :) straight from the heart and touched my soul! :)

      Glad to meet you :)

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      AnnaCia 4 years ago

      Shruti, I am glad you liked my hub. Thanks

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      Tijani Achamlal 4 years ago from Morocco

      hey i found this wonderful piece of writing in facebook,I clicked on you.

      Did she die

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      AnnaCia 4 years ago

      Yes, she did died. Thanks for coming by.

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      Tijani Achamlal 4 years ago from Morocco

      Oh that s so sad,the way you writes about her makes me feel as if she is a member of your family

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      AnnaCia 4 years ago

      Hi James-wolve. Thank you for the comment. No, it does not refer to anybody in my family, but many couples who have had this experience. On the other hand, she is a reflection of me when I have to fly away.

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      epigramman 4 years ago

      ...another wonderful evocative title to die for - and this deep soulful piece is packed with enough emotion to hold up an entire short story - and that is how I love you writing here (and in the previous piece) in the way you make it read like a short story but with a poetic sensibility and structure ...... lake erie time ontario canada 12:12pm and sending you my warm wishes on this rainy day in September by the lake in search of a sun and the last strains of summer

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      AnnaCia 4 years ago

      Epigramman, it is an honor to have you visiting my pages. I am not even near to be a good writer, but when I do write is because I really feel the need to understand something; I put myself in a circumstance and write with my heart. Thanks

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      Tijani Achamlal 4 years ago from Morocco

      Good reflection,I like the way you deal with words,images.Thanks for sharing with us this beautiful piece of writing.

      I d like to comment on your statement(I am not even near to be a good writer),for me ,you are so good in this business :)you remind me somehow of James Michener statement:I'm not a very good writer, but I'm an excellent rewriter.

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      AnnaCia 4 years ago

      Hi James-wolves. You are too kind. I appreciate your comment.

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      Tijani Achamlal 4 years ago from Morocco

      you are welcome.You are so nice too.By the way,how is your health?

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      AnnaCia 4 years ago

      My health is good, thanks.

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      zionsphere 4 years ago from Oregon

      This is truly beautiful. Moving. I am glad I came upon your hubs today

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      AnnaCia 4 years ago

      zionsphere, thanks for reading my hub. With my words I want to reach inside that powerful love and loneliness in the hearts of both persons in the relationship, even after one of them has to fly away.

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      epigramman 4 years ago

      ...back to revisit a classic - and I love this style in which you write:

      partly short story format and partly poetic format - but it's the words of sincerity and soul and passion which really grabs hold of this reader's heart and mind and never lets go - I visualize in my head with music playing too as I read this - that is the ultimate compliment - because all of the senses have become complete for me ....... sending you warm wishes and good energy from lake erie time ontario canada 2:09pm

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      AnnaCia 4 years ago

      Epigramman: I hope you know how much it means to me your reviews. To tell you the truth, I feel every single moment of my story. Some people need to acknowledge the one they have by their sides. The same way there is a starting point in a relationship, there is an end. But, that end could become a transformation of love if we want.

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      epigramman 4 years ago

      ....yes, and that's what I could tell the most: you were 'feeling' every single moment of your story - and that 'feeling' has a definite impact and affect on your readers - like me.

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      AnnaCia 4 years ago

      Thank you epi

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      Kathryn 4 years ago from Manchester, Connecticut

      That is so beautiful. It's so sad, but at the same time hopeful. Bittersweet. I wish I could express how I feel when I read that, but it feels too abstract for me to put in words. It was very touching.

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      AnnaCia 4 years ago

      Yes, it is bittersweet. Thank you very much for your comment. This hub was difficult for me to write because its topic, but it came out ok.

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      shofarcall 3 years ago

      AnnaCia,

      A beautiful tribute to the relationship you had with a loved one. Touched me deeply. You obviously have a plethora of memories to call on. We live on in peoples hearts when we go home. God Bless.

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      AnnaCia 3 years ago

      shofarcall, I apreciate so much your visit. I love your comments. Regarding the hand of my parents, I want to tiouch the as much I can so I have a vivid memory of them if they depart before I die.

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      askformore lm 2 years ago

      Thank you for your writing. It helped me. (My mother died less than a month ago, some of the words in your hub could very well be hers)

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      AnnaCia 2 years ago

      askformore, I am so sorry you lost your mother. The pain must be agony at times. Remember the good moments and look for the light that she has let you in order to get strength.

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      Kenneth Avery 2 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama

      Hey, Annacia,

      Nice hub. Great writing. Powerful. Very helpful and informative. Voted Up and all of the choices. Keep up the fine work and it was my distinct pleasure to meet you and enjoy your work.

      Sincerely,

      Kenneth

      Your Friend for Life

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      AnnaCia 2 years ago

      Kenneth, I appreciate your time and your comment.

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      Bren Hall 2 years ago from England

      Yet again we have something in common, my husband of 51 years died suddenly in December, here at home, but I have been unable to write about it, although I took up hub writing to fill in the lonely night hours. I have upvoted you again, hopefully you will reciprocate.

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      AnnaCia 24 months ago

      Hi, again. The purpose of this hub is for those who lost the ones they love and were thankful for them. Also, for those who had a very good partner and did not take into account how important that person was in their lives.

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