Just don't go.
I know you thought leaving
was the only way
but I miss you every day.
I won't say you were wrong;
I know the pain of this world can make every day too long
to bear and the quicksand
you found dragging you down was too fast for you.
There was no saving hand
to pull you out.
Yesterday we buried you beneath the ground.
I miss the sound of your laughter,
the feel of your embrace given in friendship and understanding.
In the race to save you I was too late.
I watched you drown and I'm sorry that
I let you down.
You will never know what this feels like and
I'm glad; you don't need any more sorrow burying
you like the snow.
Just let me know that from where you are,
you can feel
Please don't go:
remember those words?
I'm pleading now, my heart
shattered, to just hear your voice saying
that this is the start to you being