Poems

The Trees, June 2017

Posted by: Amy Olshever | Categories: Poems

The trees are coming into leaf Like something almost being said; The recent buds relax and spread, Their greenness is a kind of grief.   Is it that they are born again And we grow old? No, they die too, …

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May, 2017

Posted by: Amy Olshever | Categories: Poems

OUR LOVING SON KENNETH LACKS   They say there is a reason, They say that time will heal, But neither time nor reason, Will change the way we feel, For no one knows the heartache, That lies behind our smile. …

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To Honor You…

Posted by: Amy Olshever | Categories: Poems

To honor you, I get up everyday and take a breath. And start another day without you in it. To honor you, I laugh and love with those who knew your smile And the way your eyes twinkled with mischief …

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You’re My Star, My Dear

Posted by: DBDO | Categories: Poems

© Alex more by Alex , Published on July 2011 The beam shines down, The rays so bright, The stars come forward, At the dead of night. I feel you close, You’re always here, The glow of the sun, You’re …

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Someone I love has gone away

Posted by: DBDO | Categories: Poems

Someone I love has gone away and life is not the same, the greatest gift that you can give is just to speak their name. I need to hear the stories and the tales of days gone past, I need …

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Some Day

Posted by: Admin | Categories: Poems

COPE Parent Sandi Bloomberg wrote this poem for her daughter in law. He’s just gone for a little while Some day in the future You’ll again see his smile He’s just gone for a pause in time And some day in …

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Jewish Prayer for the High Holidays

Posted by: Stacey Careri | Categories: Poems

COPE Parent Phyllis Weiner received this poem as a Jewish prayer for the High Holidays. “I believe it’s universal for anyone who has lost a loved one.”   It is hard to sing of oneness when our world is not …

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Crazy Upside Down Life

Posted by: Stacey Careri | Categories: Poems

Crazy Upside Down Life In memory of my beloved son, Jay Jimenez     – E. J. Barbera   Sun’s out at night, moths fly from flame What went left now goes right Nothing will ever be the same.   Two …

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Life is Eternal

Posted by: Stacey Careri | Categories: Poems

Life is Eternal If wishing makes it so won’t you let me know that life is eternal and love is immortal and death is only a horizon Life is eternal as we move into the light and a horizon is …

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