Like a broken mother, I mourned for someone
Macee Grace Atkins has had a love of reading, writing short stories and poetry from an early age. A tragic accident which resulted in the loss of a fellow student at Macee’s school inspired ‘The Grief in my Mind’. We really appreciate Macee taking the time to share her talents, and address a very difficult so topic eloquently through the medium of poetic verse.
I didn’t quite know you and you didn’t quite know me,
but somehow. The silence of the crowds,
and the parting of the clouds, made me wish you peace.
For it wasn’t meant to be.
Like a broken mother,
I mourned for someone I had not loved but somehow lost.
Trickling droplets of grief
cleansed me of the purity of happiness. Until
a single angelic sign settled on my right shoulder.
Reminding me of hope,
that of which I have for you, Aamer.
Macee Grace Atkins, 15
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