Wednesday, September 22, 2010

2 years

2 years gone.

If Gavin had only gone on a church mission, he'd be coming home today.

I'd be holding him today.

I'm immensely jealous of all those who've had that reunion with their children. I don't get letters, e-mails, phone calls, or pictures. And he's not coming home. Ever. There won't be a homecoming for us...at least not in this life. And so it may as well be never.

In all honesty, today hasn't been so bad (comparatively). Just one more year in a long, long life of years to come. One more notch in my stick. One more blink of an eye. One more long sigh. One more day of tears and longing.

It won't be the last, so there's no sense in giving it all I've got. There are plenty of years ahead of me to perfect my sorrow.


I miss you, baby.


"I Miss You" by Avril Lavigne


I miss you
Miss you so bad
I don't forget you
Oh it's so sad

I hope you can hear me
I remember it clearly

The day you slipped away
Was the day I found
It won't be the same

I didn't get around to kiss you
Goodbye on the hand
I wish that I could see you again
I know that I can't
I hope you can hear me
Cause I remember it clearly

The day you slipped away
Was the day I found
It won't be the same

I've had my wake up
Won't you wake up
I keep asking why
And I can't take it
It wasn't fake, it
It happened you passed by

Now you're gone
Now you're gone
There you go
There you go
Somewhere I can't bring you back
Now you're gone
Now you're gone
There you go
There you go
Somewhere you're not coming back

The day you slipped away
Was the day I found
It won't be the same

The day you slipped away
Was the day I found
It won't be the same

I miss you

6 comments:

Bret and Julie Burnham said...

We miss you too Gavin and love you!

Erin said...

Thinking of you today, it is a long, long life, isnt it?

Janell said...

Thinking of Gavin and of you today. I'm so sorry for the pain that you have to bear.

The Garner Gang said...

Sending my love your way. It is so hard.

Matt and Staci said...

I wish you were getting your homecoming today and didn't have to wait. I'm sorry. I love you!

Barrett, Melinda, & Angel Trinity Adams said...

I love you Bethany...I love that little Gavin of yours too...Many years for both of us to come...unfortunately! HUGS!!!!