I remember the day they said you were gone.

I remember the pierce my heart took.

I remember your ever-smiling face.

I remember the last kiss upon your cold cheek.

I remember the years that followed, carrying around my bleeding heart.

I remember family tearing me away from your memory

I remember the father you were.

I remember the emotions I felt for you.

I remember the time we spent, how it shaped me.

I remember the scary you, when you'd drink.

I remember the good.

I remember the bad.

I remember and how could I ever forget?