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Shed Your Tear

Updated on February 18, 2011

To my beloved sons, and grandson, and to all who feel or have felt the pain and sorrow of loss that death leaves in its wake...there is comfort beneath the shadow of His Wing and joy that reunion awaits! Love lives on...

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My Love,

Shed your tear, then say good bye,
but know that on new wings I fly.
Weep not long, for I am near.
The love we've shared can't disappear.
Our hearts are bound by sacred thread...
Embrace our memories, instead...
and know that sorrow, now your friend,
gives way to joy. You'll heal and mend...
Think of me with tender smile...
for you have made my life worthwhile,
and rest assured, that I will wait
for you, with joy, at Heaven's Gate,
and what a celebration, then!
There we will meet once again.
Though I soar in Heaven's skies,
whisper my name and close your eyes...
See me in you deepest heart,
and know our spirits never part.
Eternally,

Me


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    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      Thank you, PenMePretty, I am so pleased!

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      PenMePretty 

      7 years ago from Franklin

      Flows like a river runs. Great job!

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      Fossillady, I am very pleased! Thank you!

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      Kathi 

      7 years ago from Saugatuck Michigan

      Bookmarked this one and will read over and over. I thought of my dear husband from beyond with joy! Thank you, very beautiful and comforting!I guess that's why you're the hub tender heart

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      Plarson 

      7 years ago from Alabama

      Such beautiful parting words to those that were "left behind". -Paul

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      K.A.E Grove 

      7 years ago from Australia

      this was a beautiful poem that brought a tear to my eye as I thought of my own grandmother, so dearly missed...

      Thank you this touched my heart

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      Ruby, I am happy to know that this poem may bring you some measure of reassurance and peace...it is for that, it was given! Hugs!

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      7 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Thank you for sharing your awesome poetry. You believe as i, that we will meet our loved one's again. I lost my Sister Bea, she was older, like a second Mother, when i think of her, i think we will be together again and that brings me peace.

      Cheers

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      Thank you, carrie! I so appreciate your visit and comment! Blessings!

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      carrie450 

      7 years ago from Winnipeg, Canada

      Beautiful heartfelt poem tnderhrt23.

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      Eiddwen, you are most welcome. Thank you for reading and leaving a lovely comment! Blessings!

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      Eiddwen 

      7 years ago from Wales

      Thank you for sharing this beautiful poem.

      Take care

      Eiddwen

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      Donna, I truly believe they do...Thank you for the read and comment!

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      Donna Suthard 

      7 years ago

      beautiful poignant, love poem. How true, they wait for us to come home.

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      ahorseback, to be honest, it was written with my sons in mind...and a few of my friends, like Fossillady, and Epi, and others here who have lost loved ones. This is one of those Divine writes...thank you for your read and comment!

      Genna, thank you.

      saddlerider, I truly believe that our loved ones await us...I want my sons to know that they are loved and I will be waiting for them...hugs to you!

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      saddlerider1 

      7 years ago

      I am sorry to hear of your loss and my heart is saddened by this, what a wonderful heart wrenching poem. Your gift will be to meet again beyond Heaven's gate. A tear is shed by me as I write. Bless you

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      Genna East 

      7 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Beautiful, and touches the heart with tears and love. Bless you.

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      ahorseback 

      7 years ago

      Give this to your family and friends to ease thier pain one day, This is so perfect !

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      janbee, thank you, I kinda figured it would get ya! Like I said, its a God thing!

      ssaul, thank you. It sure hit home with me!

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      ssaul 

      7 years ago

      Beautifully written, very emotional and hit home!

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      janbee 

      7 years ago

      This is certainly a tear-jerker...brought ME to tears ! I just love it!Very moving!.....great job,my friend !

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      FaithDream, its funny how that works...we always get what we need when we need it...God is like that...thanks for stopping by! God bless you too!

      acaetnna, thanks...I know that all things happen according to plan...thank you for your lovely comment!

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      acaetnna 

      7 years ago from Guildford

      Beautiful, so emotional and heart rendering. Please stay strong things always happen for a reason and WILL get better. Take special care.

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      FaithDream 

      7 years ago from (Midwest) USA

      Tnderhrt, your words are blossoming my soul with rich tones. I love what you said,

      "Think of me with tender smile...

      for you have made my life worthwhile,

      and rest assured, that I will wait

      for you, with joy, at Heaven's Gate"

      What an awesome picture that paints.

      I needed to hear this today. God Bless You.

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      LedToolZ, thank you!

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      LedToolZ 

      7 years ago from Memphis, TN

      very beautiful :)

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      Ruchira, thank you, it was a heart-rendering write...

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      not to worry, bella, Girl...that is what a tnderhrt does...cries!!! Tears are cleansing and healing...I have been called a "crybabyhead" all my life...still looking for a plumber to take care of this leak!!!

      Will, very sweet comment! I hate to admit this but your fogging eyes made me laugh...I guess misery loves company...here...wanna tissue???

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      Ruchira 

      7 years ago from United States

      beautiful yet heart rendering...

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      bbnix 

      7 years ago from Southern California

      I know that ten thousand years from now we will still have our loves and we'll all be together.

      Life, and love, is a gift without limits. How lucky your sons are to have you and your love for an eternity...

      A beautiful poem, but now I can't see to do my work - my eyes are fogged up for some reason ;).

      Will.

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      Erica Sanchez 

      7 years ago from California

      Oh Tnder I am so sorry to hear this Oh my! I know the feeling of crying as you write :( as of the story of my father. So sorry my friend

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      bella, I am glad you are my first comment here...this for my sons, for all my Hubfriends who have lost someone they love, and for me...and cant stop the tears, since I posted!!! This poem is from God, indeed, and I knew it as it came. Thank you, bella...

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      Erica Sanchez 

      7 years ago from California

      Just amazing Tnder! Very sincere...

      Voted up with beauty

      bella

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