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If She Were My Widow

Michelle,

It’s National Widows Day.

May 3rd.

I know you don’t pay a lot of attention to these types of things.

But I also know you heard.

I see you cry. Every single day.

It hurts me still.

I wish there was another way.

You know I fought so hard.

With all of my might.

I didn’t want to stop.

You and your daughter.

Both worth the fight.

My body was tired.

My mind so weak.

I had to stop fighting Michelle.

There was no cure to seek.

I want you to know, that you were always the one.

My love for you never went away.

It still hasn’t.

It never will.

By the way, the baby we lost.

I have him.

Yes. A son.

He looks just like you.

Thank goodness for that.

Although he has my cheeks.

Nice and fat.

I know you feel alone.

You’re sad and scared.

You cry out to God angrily, and ask him why I could not be spared.

The answers you are looking for, won’t come to you now.

Just know that eventually, you will see why, and you will see how.

I want you to know that I was there at hospice.

Through the sleep, I saw.

What you did for me.

The tears.

The love.

That was pure.

That was raw.

I heard the eulogy that you read to me.

Yes, I listened.

Yes, I saw.

I love you so much.

I always will.

You are my soul mate.

Past, future and still.

You can do this Michelle.

You are stronger than you know.

Happiness. Not survival.

That should be the goal.

Our love is more than that world.

It’s soul to soul.

 

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About the Author

John Polo is a widower, stepdad, small business owner, author, blogger and speaker. His beautiful wife passed away at the age of 30 on January 22nd, 2016. John and Michelle fell in love in high school and separated for eight years before we found our way back to each other. Shortly after, Michelle was diagnosed with an extremely rare and aggressive cancer. Somehow, through the loss and horrific tragedy that was, John became a better man.

You can follow John on his blog and his Facebook Page: www.betternotbitterwidower.com , Better Not Bitter Widower FB Page

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