Thursday, April 8, 2021

Taken too Soon

 8th April 2021

NaPoWriMo day 8, following prompt.

Taken too Soon

I wasn’t meant to be here yet,

In this cold grave.

But circumstances,


Made it so.

I’m not saying it was a happy life,

But neither was it unhappy.


 to be cut off in my prime,

And wouldn’t you say forty-nine

Is pretty young,

Forty nine!

To be taken at that age…

Well, it didn’t seem fair.

You see, cancer came for me,

He said,

“You’re coming with me.”

And within a month

He had his way.

I had so much to look forward to

The children, three of them,

Growing up,

Leaving home.

More time for me,

For my dreams.

The novel,

The travelling,

And finally, saying yes

To his secret advances.

I regret that the most.  


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