Moments Like These

I wish I never had to sleep
A vigil I would gladly keep
About your bed.

I'd watch you breathing out and in
Your eyelids gently fluttering
As if you dreamt.

You will not always be so close
That I can watch you in repose
Life takes such speed.

And now it is I most regret
The frailty that makes us forget
Moments like these.

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Aviva Rifka Bhandari

Fri 5th Feb 2021 01:01

Thank you Stephen for your comment. ?

Thank you to everyone who clicked 'Like' for the poem too.

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Stephen Gospage

Sun 13th Dec 2020 17:51

Thank you, Aviva. I love the way this builds to the conclusion.

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