Deep sobs --
start beneath my heart
hold my body in a grip that hurts.
lump that swells inside my throat
pain that tries to choke.
tears course down my cheeks --
drop my head in my so empty hands
myself to deep dark grief
know that with the passing time
though the pain may stay
soon will come a day
I can say her name and be at peace.
Norah Leney in In a Lifetime