My Voice Will Go With You

I wrote this poem in my “Voyage” notebook after learning I had cancer but before I knew what stage the cancer was and what my prognosis was going to be, just in case the news wasn’t good. Fortunately, if you’ve been reading any of my ponderings, you already know, I survived but not everyone is so lucky. I have signed the poem from mum, as when I wrote it, it was for my children however I shared it recently with a friend who has experienced loss and it brought her a lot of comfort, so please feel free to use it as you see fit to help people who are dealing with the loss of loved ones. Love and blessings, Rashelle

This love that has connected us.

Means we can never be apart,

I will always walk with you,

Carried in your heart.

My voice will go with you

And when you need something dear to hold,

It will bring you comfort,

When the world feels sad and cold.

I hope you hear my laughter

In times it’s hard to smile,

And know that I’ll watch over you

When the road is filled with weary miles.

He called me home,

I’m sorry I had to go,

And for now, we must say goodbye.

Wipe your tears my child.

I’ve never wanted you to cry.

Don’t you remember?

All the laughs, we used to share.

All the silly songs I sang,

To show just how much I cared.

Inside you, it lives on.

I planted the seed long ago,

So, you would always know.

Let me in and let me carry you

Although he’s called me home,

I’ll never stop loving you.

Mum xoxox

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