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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Letters To Heaven

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In the moonlight
I write letters to heaven.
The wind whispers ,
my hair tangled and free
my eyes wide open.
Letters to heaven,
poems stuffed with love,
slices of my soul.
I leave a trail on the sand,
I draw on orange withered leaves.
On nights the stars cast a
light on my backyard.
You can find bold letters,
left for you to gaze from up above.
I love you,
thank you,
you are forever in my heart.



Yesterday was four years since my mom passed away. I think of her every day. I think of her watching 
from above. Our son got engaged this weekend to a wonderful girl that we love. We were excited and happy. I know how much my parents would have rejoiced in this and I wish they could have been here.
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35 comments:

  1. Beautifully reflective, Ayala. I like the idea of letters to heaven, and I wouldn't doubt that she can read always loving heart.

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  2. Sure she knows and watching everything that blows down below at your show

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  3. This is a beautiful tribute to your mother! "In the moonlight / I write letters to heaven. / The wind whispers ." - I love these opening lines!

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  4. What a beautiful lady, and what a beautiful tribute to her. I'm sure those letters her bring her great joy as she gazes down upon you.

    And congrats on your son's engagement!

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  5. hugs. it becomes easier. and it doesnt. i like that you still write letters. and i am sure she reads them. and is watching over...congrats to your son as well...smiles.

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  6. *sigh* this is so moving Ayala, thank you for sharing the beautiful dedication for your mother. and congratulations to your son~

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  7. Your mom is smiling for sure. <3

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  8. Ayala, my mom's passing is coming up in September, it will be 8 years, it does get somewhat easier. Trust me. Nice tribute to your mom, she was beautiful, like her daughter.

    Pamela

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  9. This is beautiful and I'm sure you mom reads each letter you send.

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  10. I love it when I meet (so many) people who are confident in their belief of the hereafter, and that souls (above) have love and interest in souls (below). Not only a continuing "family" relationship does this show me...but it signifies a certain--for certain--relationship among and between every human in the Universe, living or not, and every thng ELSE.

    You "honor" your mother in such a greatest manner, Ayala!

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  11. So tender and beautiful, ayala. On September 9th, it will be the two year anniversary of my Mom's passing so I know how you feel. Congratulations to the happy couple! Sadly, though we miss our parents every minute, our lives do go on...and there is that bittersweet when joyous events transpire.

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  12. my heart goes out to you Ayala, my mom passed away over 30 years ago and i still think of her. the black and white photo reminded me of the photos i still have of her youth. your poem is so touching, i love the concept of writing letters to Heaven.

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  13. Ayala, you've written to a subject that many could write in a way that's overly sentimental, but with your attention to detail, you've managed to draw us in, help us to feel loss. So well done.

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  14. Very touching. This part really strikes me:
    I draw on orange withered leaves.
    On nights the stars cast a light on my backyard

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  15. beautiful ...my mother passed away 4 yrs ago as well and I find myself whispering my thoughts to her. I like writing letters to heaven in the moonlight..the quiet of the night when thoughts would reach the heavens more readily.

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  16. Congratulations on your son's engagement. I love your poem and can relate to it so much. My mom's been gone a little over a year and I'd like to join you in writing letters to Heaven.

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  17. it's felt how much you miss her... a beautiful tribute ayala ... hugs and congrats on the engagement as well...

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  18. Your poem is beautiful. Yes, sad time and a wonderful time you are experiencing right now. Congrats to you and yours ayala :-)

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  19. What a lovely tribute. I'm sure she loved it. Congrats to your son!

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  20. Somehow, somewhere your mom knows and feels the love...A beautiful tribute to your mom and a testament to your ability to love enduringly. ~jackie~

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  21. This is one of your strongest poems. Well written. A lot of vivid imagery showing what you feel instead of just telling what you feel.

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  22. Some things in life we can't change, sadly, but I can't imagine a better response than the kind you express here.

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  23. No expiration date on grief... Lovely poem! And is that your mother in the photo -- so beautiful. Congratulations on your son's engagement!

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  24. I'm lucky to still have my mom - just spoke with before reading this poem, in fact! Congratulations on the new daughter, too. ~ M

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  25. A wonderful tribute to a wonderful lady! She should be happy reading and knowing someone below is always there! Nicely ayala!

    Hank

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  26. First congrats re your son - so cool. And then congratulations on the lovely poem - it has a very sweet if sad mood. I know how you feel. Take care, Ayala. k.

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  27. congratulations on your son's engagement. the title is it. shimmering, beautiful...

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  28. This is a lovely tribute to your mother ~ And congrats on your son's engagement ~ Have a lovely weekend Ayala ~

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  29. ah Ayala You have my heart with this is absolutely beautiful! and a lovely tribute to your Mom:)

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  30. Wonderful words for a beautiful lady. I lost my dad years ago, but I still find myself talking to my father once in a while. I guess he is still with me.

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  31. Sorry I am coming to this post late, Ayala. Your mother looks so beautiful in the picture and I know that she will always be with you and yours. There always is a sign of their presence and it comes at the most unexpected moment.

    Congratulations on your son's engagement! xoxo

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  32. This poem is very moving and so beautifully written. Congrats on your son's engagement - such a happy time. I adore your sunny-faced dog on your banner.

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  33. I so understand your heart. I miss my Mom and talk to her all the time, too...

    Congratulations on your son's engagement (I'm sure your parents do know and rejoiced with you.)

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