Mourning an Angel


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Well i wrote this poem as a tribute for my cousin Karen. Who was killed by a drunk driver in 2003. May she never be forgotten...

Mourning an Angel

An angel has gone up to heaven

She wasn't ready to go but a devil took her life that night.

She was so alive but then the next second she was gone

The clouds opened up and welcomed the angel back to heaven

In those quick five minutes Karen went from having a perfect life,

Two perfect daughters, a perfect husband, a perfect family

To meeting Jesus.

No one knew that two days after Valentine's Day we would be

Mourning an angel.

A statue sits beneath a tree, a statue of an angel

Her name is written on its polished rock

We look at the face of the angel and see her face

Words don't express what we feel but we do the best we can,

Karen, this mourning will never end,

Everyday we sit down

Mourning an angel.”

* In memory of Karen Ann February 16,2003 *

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Redhead505 commented on Mourning an Angel


Again my computer jammed up and I had to make another comment so that I could rate for the contest.

Redhead505 commented on Mourning an Angel


A wonderful tribute to your friend. Each time someone shares a poem, that person shares a piece of his/her soul. Thank you for sharing and reminding us that we just never know when we may lose someone that we love or we may become lost to them.



thank cousin meant a lot to me..i appreciate the comment

brokenhearted11 commented on Mourning an Angel


What a wonderful tribute for such a tragic event. I'm sorry you and your family had to go through something like this, but that's life I guess. Good job, i like how the title is threaded through the poem. Good job, keep writing.

angelchaser commented on Mourning an Angel


This is beautiful, honey. Very loving and nicely written tribute to her. *hugs*

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