Sunday, February 01, 2009

Tuesday Fiona

For some time

I will not speak
Of cancer
Of living
Of dying

I will not be involved in conversation
About hope
About faith
About healing

I will not read any of the best books
About moving on
About accepting
About providence

For some time

I will wallow
Shamelessly
I will cry
Uncontrollably
I will refuse
To be comforted

It could be long or short
Until you come to me
On the wings
Of an unbroken bird
Bringing memories
Of smiles
Of touches
Of life

You will visit
My dreams
My waking
My thoughts

There
You will minister
You will carry
You will comfort

For some time

Ron Simpson, Jr.
January 30, 2009

19 comments:

Willow Tree said...

WOW. There's no words for this one; it's amazing. Tuesday will be missed; I hope her Mama gets to read this.

Blessings, Carolynn

Gill said...

WOW Ron, What a wonderful tribute to the memory of little Tuesday. Beautiful portrait and exquisite poem.
R.I.P little angel.

Debbie said...

That was beautiful Ron.

Heather of the EO said...

Oh Ron. No words. I'm so glad you shared this. So glad.

Heather of the EO said...

Oh and um...I "tagged" you. Hope you don't mind. :)

McMGrad89 said...

Wow is all I can say.

By the way, 7 of 8's portrait is so wonderful and although I don't know the angel you've drawn above, that drawing is wonderful too.

Kaci said...

Beautiful!

Angie said...

I clicked here from Octamom and saw Tuesday's portrait, I just "met" Tuesday's family through their blog just a couple days ago. Your drawing is amazing. God has given you an wonderful talent, and you are using it to bless others. Well Done! Have as great day!

Steph at Problem Solvin' Mom said...

What an amazing tribute, Ron, thank you so much for sharing! I am over from Octamom's blog, and I've been following Tuesday's story for some time now. What a sweet little angel, so sorely missed.

Blessings,
Steph

Michelle said...

I love this picture. I neither know you nor the family of this precious little girl but only stumbled upon it through friends.
I'm simply amazed at the love of people toward this sweet family during their time of loss.

What a wonderful gift you have given them.
Michelle

Octamom said...

This is just beautiful--what a compassionate tribute~
Blessings~

Bre said...

From a dear friend of Tuesday and her Momma.....Just Absolultey Beautiful!!!! Thank you so much!!!!

Jenn H said...

The sketch and poem are beautiful. Thank you very much! I am amazed at how giving and wonderful people have been, Tuesday has truly touched many lives.

BoufMom9 said...

I think this is just beautiful.
Love the drawing and the words, although I will tell you to not ever give up hope.
Tuesday's mama is a friend of mine and I know she is holding on to her faith and clinging to the hope that there was a purpose in all of this.
Honestly, the sheer numbers of people who have been touched by Tuesday pay tribute to her life. What an amazing child!
~ Debi

Samantha said...

It's beautiful. I am so saddened by Tuesday's departure. I can only image that your poem expresses what I would be feeling if I lost one of my children.

* TONYA * said...

Absolutely beautiful.

Tuesday touched so many lives and her family are so grateful for all of the love and support they have received.

I just know that Jessica would love to see this picture of her sweet angel.

Tamara Mitchell said...

Beautiful!

Chrissie, Christine, Chris, Mommy, Mama, Maaaaa... said...

Beautiful!! A wonderful tribute to Tuesday.

Tamara aka Cheapskate Mom said...

Beautiful. She has touched so many hearts. Funny you chose that photo of her to draw. I made a button in her memory with that same photo. I liked how the sun was shining on her hat.

My heart breaks for this family, but she is still with them in spirit. Did you see her gift she left them? Amazing!