Why I look Up In The Sky
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Why I look Up In The Sky

A Poem For a Beloved Family Friend

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Why I look Up In The Sky
Mary Mara

Sometimes the best people in our lives leave us. But sometimes it’s for the better. Whether it be for us, or for them. Being able to find something that makes you think of them is healthy, even just to say hi. Because letting go to someone you love is just too hard. This poem is for my friend Monica, I’ll never forget you and your beautiful soul.

Sometimes we look up in the sky

But for what reason?

Are we looking for birds? A plane?

Maybe something we aren’t aware of

Sometimes we have no reason

But I know the reason why I look up in the sky

It’s so much more than a random occurrence

Or to just see a thing

I look up in the sky

To see my friend because I miss her,

I look up in the sky

To smile at her,

I know the reason I look up in the sky

Is to make her day, and say

“Hey, I see you, you beautiful woman”

Because I know my friend is up there

Having the time of her life

Just like she would with me

I look up in the sky

Because I know she isn’t in pain anymore

And that’s a relief

I look up in the sky and I laugh

Because I know she would have loved that

My snort would make her snort

And the fun would never end

I look up in the sky

To show her that I still love her

And always will

I will never forget you,

I love you

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