Submitted Date 02/20/2019

Funny jokes, summer evenings, good advice,

Childhood, family, peace.

Encouraged motivation, unique chats, wonderful company,

Pain, suffering, death.


Soft fur, playful mood, constantly comforting

Friend, companion, pet.

Affectionate meow, best friend, fiery personality

Foul, abrupt, gone.


Joyful hop, white fur, blue eyes,

Baby, buddy, bunny.

Long summers, late winters, always there,

Painful, depressing, goodbye.


Friendly infatuation, lighthearted joy, youthful grin,

Hope, excitement, bliss.

Flirtatious hold, fun adventures, bright future,

Dishonesty, loathe, bitterness.


Constant laughter, interesting conversations, incessant teasing,

Humor, amusement, youth.

Role model, respectful life, fascinating talent,

Sudden, unfair, murder.


Crashing waves, salty air, windblown hair;

Passion, love, happiness.

Hand in hand, light stroll, forgotten world,

Despair, deceit, loneliness.

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  • David Ross Washington Jr 4 months, 3 weeks ago

    Perfectly exemplifying the essence of loss. Great poem. We can only truly lose (the grief of loss) what he had and cherish(ed).

  • Tomas Chough 4 months, 2 weeks ago

    What better way to cope with loss than writing? I can tell there's a lot of beautiful memories in this. Great poem!

  • Miranda Fotia 3 months, 1 week ago

    Very relatable! Loss is an awful experience. Great piece!

    • grace 3 months, 1 week ago

      Thanks for the feedback! :)