Friday, February 5, 2016

Death is Walking Near ...

Death is Walking Near ...
By Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee/@GeeGranny

Eyes closed, head pressed against my hands

Cold fingers caress my forehead

Emotion wells up inside my Heart

I hear the cold wind blowing, wind chimes ringing

I feel afraid ... why?  I feel so small in this big world

Tears flow down my cheeks ... clouds squeezing out raindrops

Why am I crying ... why am I afraid ... sad?

Death is walking near ... I feel him ever so often

I pray with my Heart for him to go away

Please don't touch my world anymore

You've taken everyone who meant the world to me

Please go away ... I need what I have left

So, I can live, not be alone in this big, cold world

Sitting here, I wring my hands ... I hear my dog howl

From the bedroom down the hall ... did he sense something

Did he feel Death was walking close to us?

I pray my Lord to keep us safe, sound

Please don't let Death enter my world ... they're all I have

I have my husband, our two Pups

I sit here with my head in my hands

I'm crying deep down in my soul ... am I grieving

For my son ... or am I just sad ... why am I crying

Crying as my thoughts go through the walls to outside

To ride on the wind as they blow the wind chimes

They ring as I look about me ... in the night

In the night light ... trees sway ... it's so cold

Is Death coming for me ... is that why I'm afraid

Why I'm sad ... why I cry ... do I sense something

Did my dog?  I don't want to die either

I haven't finished my living yet ... I need more time

I find myself holding my hands to my Heart

My chin resting upon them ... my eyes closed

I have a sick sensation in the pit of my stomach

Why?  I know everything will be all right

So ... why am I crying ... why am I sad, feel so down?

I become aware of the chimes ringing louder

The wind is blowing harder

I get up to go look out my window

I relax as I stand looking out ... snowflakes!

The wind is blowing snowflakes from Heaven!

A smile comes to my lips ... inside my Heart

I feel Life soar inside me ... as Death goes away

Leaving me, my world alone for another time

I thank God from my Heart ... for now, I'm not alone

Note by this Author:

I woke up at 2:00 am this morning, couldn't go back to sleep.  Thoughts of things that slightly upset me were on my mind.  I can't seem to shake them ... make them go away.

I couldn't lay in bed with such turmoil going on inside me ... it was like a boat trying to float under water.  I just couldn't do it.  I know you've had those times when you couldn't just lay in a bed with so much going on in your mind.

I got up, came to my computer, began to write to make my sadness, yes ... even some anger, fears go away.  I've written many words this morning to put distance between me ... what makes me upset, afraid.

I still have a sick sensation in the pit of my stomach ... I must have more words to write to make it go away.

Thoughts, photo written, owned by me ... Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee.+

1 comment:

  1. Sometimes the only way to figure things out is to write them out. Maybe we all do that from time to time. Good thing writing helps us at certain times. Maybe that is how some authors got started and then they keep on writing.I think you are a great writer/author! You keep writing and we your fans will keep reading! Love, Ms. Nancy