a glorious sadness




memories seeps through the veins
the sweet brings a smile
the bitter brings tears
that pronounced in the prayer
in a heartbreaking melody
with the hope to be materialized
tipped on the edge of exhaustion


the days gone by
the year changed
waiting and hoping
the arrival of a loved one
through the summer and the fall
at the end remains the same
lonely and forgotten


there is no difference
between empty and weightless
or lonely and forgotten
perhaps it’s a glorious sadness
for the efforts that been done
which the end will be the same
being lonely and forgotten


“Mom… I promised you will never ever be put in a nursing home, God knows how much I  love you!”


– mei –


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39 thoughts on “a glorious sadness

  1. Your poem has touched my heart, dear Meiro! Your poem is beautiful ! I love it!
    Love between mother and children is unparalleled, pure and unconditional.
    The picture reminds me of my grandmother … gentle and loving woman.
    Have a wonderful day and many blessings!
    With love,
    Stefania! 🙂

  2. I think everyone can relate to your poem in one way or another ! For the same heartbreak, hope, sadness, loneliness and faith for a coming better time will someday touch us all! When we sufferl loss, it haunts one forever in both happy and sad ways. I love your poem Mei…it is so very real!

  3. Beautiful in a sad way of missing someone special…
    another voice for those who cannot speak Mei…
    Thank you
    Hope all is well in your world
    Take Care…
    You Matter…

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