hidden in shadow

Dedicated to the family of Henry Wynia, who passed away 8-27-16.

 

Beloved,

bereaved by

an accidental fall

into valley of death’s shadow

dark night of grief

He bottles our tears

father’s life in our Father’s hands

He battles our fears

soul rests in relief

under his strong wings’ shelter

a providential call

comforted by

Beloved.

 


A quadrille/mirror poem linked to dVerse Poets.

14 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Rosemary Nissen-Wade
    Oct 04, 2016 @ 05:17:10

    Very touching.

    Reply

  2. janicead
    Oct 03, 2016 @ 13:25:33

    Grief enfolded in the arms of Love. Beautifully penned.

    Reply

  3. Mish
    Oct 03, 2016 @ 00:10:59

    I like the phrasing and format of your poem as it moved from grieving to a sense of peace.

    Reply

  4. Björn Rudberg (brudberg)
    Sep 28, 2016 @ 13:34:34

    Good to have this feeling inside.

    Reply

  5. writerwannabe763
    Sep 28, 2016 @ 09:46:27

    Sad… but you did a lovely poem to honor him…Diane

    Reply

  6. frankhubeny
    Sep 27, 2016 @ 20:22:49

    Nice tribute. I liked how it began and ended with “Beloved”.

    Reply

  7. Grace
    Sep 27, 2016 @ 17:05:06

    Me too Lynn ~ Love your uplifting share ~

    Reply

  8. whippetwisdom
    Sep 27, 2016 @ 16:20:24

    A beautiful tribute and comfort, thank you for sharing.

    Reply

  9. whimsygizmo
    Sep 27, 2016 @ 15:38:10

    Oh, YES. Beautiful. I believe this, too.

    Reply

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