Grief/loss

When I Leave Love Me Still

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If you wish to love me still when I leave

you can

by loving others

by giving new love 

by not losing hope

by still seeing joy

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by living your life like it cries to be lived

by letting go when the natural order demands it

by being at peace with the circle of time.

If you wish to love me still 

when I leave

you can

by giving the parts of me away 

to make more love

make more life.

And if you miss me

when I leave

put your arms around someone else

someone who is worthy of your need

and feel with them

the love I gave

let it.

If you wish to love me still 

when I leave

you can

by loving life

by loving all that is life

and you will love me still.

Donna Ashworth

#grief



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