Have you ever thought of writing a poem dedicated to your family in case if you ever die without telling them goodbye?

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Have you ever thought of writing a poem dedicated to your family in case if you ever die without telling them goodbye?

Post by Ykeys » 06 Mar 2018, 11:46

I have written a poem to my mum and another to my siblings, expressing my love and gratitude for being part of the family. I don't ever want to leave then brokenhearted, that's why I wrote something that will lighten their pain and wipe their tears, for my family is as bound as twins. It will be sad to ever go without leaving them a piece of word whereas I love so much to write.

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Post by GabbiV » 06 Mar 2018, 22:46

Oh most definitely. Being depressed got me thinking of all types of poems/statements that I would leave my family. But I'm superstitious and feel if I ever wrote it out, my dead would come sooner.

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Post by Clinical1 » 06 Mar 2018, 23:50

This is a brilliant idea. And it has never crossed my mind.
In HS, I took a poetry class and enjoyed it very much. My favorite part was dissecting poetry of music. I wrote a few poems which received good reviews.
I will need to process this thought, especially for the very little ones in the family, who would not remember me if I were to leave the world now.

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Post by Aubrey Cana Laine » 07 Mar 2018, 16:58

I haven't really thought about it, but that sounds like a good idea. I have never been an affectionate and wordy person since I can only express my thoughts better through words, so this has got me thinking that I should go for it. Just in case, you know.

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Post by R-Myra » 13 Mar 2018, 02:36

I want to write a poem that I could dedicate to them because there are a lot of things that I'm not able to tell them in person.
-R

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Post by Ykeys » 22 Mar 2018, 16:26

R-Myra wrote:
13 Mar 2018, 02:36
I want to write a poem that I could dedicate to them because there are a lot of things that I'm not able to tell them in person.
I will advice you to go for it. It's important

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Post by R-Myra » 23 Mar 2018, 14:46

Ykeys wrote:
22 Mar 2018, 16:26
R-Myra wrote:
13 Mar 2018, 02:36
I want to write a poem that I could dedicate to them because there are a lot of things that I'm not able to tell them in person.
I will advice you to go for it. It's important
Thank you. I appreciate your support.
-R

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Post by ValBookReviews » 29 Mar 2018, 20:14

I wrote a poem and dedicated it to my now adult eldest son at the age of about five years old.
"And another book was opened, which is the Book of Life". (Revelation 20:12 (NKJV) :reading-7:

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Post by TaaraLynn » 30 Mar 2018, 10:38

When I was younger, I would think about this all the time! One, because I would write poems everyday and all day. Maybe, maybe. I should write write one. It's so much easier to write than speak words most of time.
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Post by palilogy » 11 Jun 2018, 15:48

I do just the opposite, I compose poems that I won't have published until after my family has died.
I love them dearly...but when I write poetry it's not meant for my family to see.

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Post by gkgurley » 13 Jun 2018, 13:49

What a specific question! I'd probably want to leave something that sounds like the way I talk so it's clear and authentic, if you know what I mean. I've honestly never thought about this lol

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Post by JR Mercier » 23 Jun 2018, 13:02

I never have but I am now. It's a beautiful idea. Unfortunately, I'm awful at writing poetry but I will confess that when I was 12 I wrote a letter to my future self. I keep it with me and read it when times get tough.
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