California Teacher Guy wrote a poem about his mom. It was so beautiful that I adapted it to fit mine and plan to read it at her funeral tomorrow.
wasn’t long enough, Ruth,”
Dad said at the hospital
as we clutched each other
and remembered the
who was his wife.
He still wakes
and listens for her in the dark,
longing to make sure she is
safe from harm
And then he remembers…
She is gone, the love of his life,
The woman he lived and breathed for
is no longer here.
He will be strong.
He will carry on and love and be loved
by the children and the grandchildren
they created together.