Friday, December 14, 2012

Today's Heartbreak

Thoughts of last kisses and snuggles will haunt Mother's minds.

With no happy feet to jump on the bed
                Little bed spreads will remain unrumpled

No gapped tooth smiles to show Mom what they made in art today.

There will be no little hands to rip open wrapped toys on Christmas morning

Laughter silenced, Tomorrow robbed.

Parent's empty arms will ache for just one more hug

In an instant all has changed.

No words can explain the unexplainable

Shocked faces will be etched with grief as the realization of what has happened today pours in

A painful quieting of innocence is heard loud and terrifyingly clear

There in the awful silence, hearts are broken....forever

Praying for all those Parents and Family members affected by this horrible tragedy in Connecticut.

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  1. Unbelievable pain and sadness in so many homes tonight. Our thoughts and prayers are with them all.

  2. Your writing is gorgeously sad. Our world is a mess.

  3. Well is so hard to put into words all the thoughts and feelings.

  4. Keeping them in my thoughts and prayers. ((HUGS))

  5. Yes, it's so hard to put words together in the aftermath of something like this, but you did it so beautifully. Thanks, Joanne.


  6. Well said Joanne. Very well said.

    I am a teacher. I taught full-time for nine years in a French immersion elementary school and now work as a substitute. I can see kids now from a different perspective but from all angles, they ARE ANGELS. No one has the right to take their breath away. But we can only believe that they are now at home. Bless you, and thank you for coming to leave a comment. Anita

  7. I am just heartbroken over this terrible tragedy. Your words are beautiful and appropriate. Thanks.

  8. No words can be enough to express horror and sorrow in the same breath.

  9. That is one of my favorite passages and so needed in this time. I'm still praying for them all.


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