June 10, 2021


by Steve J. Burkett (author's profile)


DOB: 12/18/46
CDCR: B14364


The voices sing
about the pain
huddling inside us
the lost years
of the wasted love
we shared
all the past memories
all the broken dreams
we share in darkness
the song were always
about us
I feel you
laying beside me
in our own prison

Steve Burkett

My Dearest Love


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tigana Posted 2 years, 12 months ago. ✓ Mailed 2 years, 11 months ago   Favorite
My love.
I’m sorry I’ve not been writing - and we’re not good at connecting on the phone - lol. Even when I’m home, I can’t get to the phone in time - I don’t usually have the phone next to me.
I’m in a lot of pain lately - finally got an ortho appointment for July 14th. My primary doctor first thought it was possibly sciatica - now thinks maybe it’s hip bursitis - I’m still going to physical therapy, except on the days that it hurts too badly
Enough about all that - just wanted you to know that I’m still here - just having trouble sitting, standing, moving or not - lol.
I love you - miss you - hope I get to talk to you soon…I know you don’t know your schedule day to day - but if you could give me an estimated time, I could keep the phone close :)
Always yours….

tigana Posted 2 years, 11 months ago. ✓ Mailed 2 years, 10 months ago   Favorite
A quick note - after our talk, I’m worried about you and what’s going on. I feel so helpless and don’t really understand what they’re thinking regarding your transfer. I’m just going to pray and trust that God has it all under control. No matter what, I love you - I just wish I could be held by you again….

When you feel the touch of the breeze - that’s me, sending butterfly kisses

tigana Posted 2 years, 11 months ago. ✓ Mailed 2 years, 10 months ago   Favorite
Another brief note - saw the ortho doctor yesterday - he confirmed the diagnosis of trochanteric bursitis - and gave me a steroid shot in my left hip. Last night was horrid - I read about using the shot for this and it did say that sometimes the pain would be worse before it worked, so I just tried to get by. Today I’m in pain, but it’s different - and less! - so I think it’s going to help. Thank God - it’s been a long, horrible 6 months!

I love you - wish I could resolve your problems and help you get better…know that I’m thinking of you :)

Yours always….Jeanne

Oh - I’m going to Alabama for a week - leaving Saturday - so if I don’t talk to you tomorrow I probably won’t until after I get back. Lol - of course you won’t know that until I’m back, so I don’t know why I’m writing it.

rc1 Posted 2 years, 7 months ago. ✓ Mailed 2 years, 7 months ago   Favorite
Beautiful poem. I cannot fathom the agony and isolation you have been feeling.

Alisandra Posted 2 years, 6 months ago. ✓ Mailed 2 years, 6 months ago   Favorite
I can feel the emotions behind this poem. I hope that no love is ever truly wasted despite what we feel.

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