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by Ed Matlack
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Of writings he did kind of dark,


He wrote of a world quite stark,


In common both in our lives have written,


He left me only his word written…


 


Our lives together most turbulent,


We only seemed to see each others anger,


Though the last seven years we edged towards love,


He was after all my dad thereof…


 


Our lives could have been better,


Closer, more loving, less pain,


But of this he did write with clarity,


With his death did come, unfortunately, familiarity…


© ed ~ 9/14/07

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Reviewed by Candace Shoemaker
makes me weepy. I dont want to think about losing my dad!!...
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson
My Dad died before we could come to any love
or understanding
Fine tribute Ed...
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter
Your father was destined to live in an age of depression and world wars. This, in itself, caused people to change and we, as kids, had no earthly idea what made them the men they were. My father was a super man. I remember him always as that!
Love,
Susan
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Excellent tribute !!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Sometimes it takes a lifetime, Ed. A most touching and meaningful write. Thank you for sharing it. Love and blessings to you,

Regis
Reviewed by K. Mulroney
Been there Ed. It's a strange thing the way we see each other in this life. Blame goes around all sides and the funny part is we all end up right back at the beginning. Heart tugging stuff here.
Reviewed by D Johnson
Excellent pen, well done.

Peace,
Dan
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A most handsome fella, your daddy; God rest his soul! A wonderful tribute; you were so blessed to have him! You still do, in your heart; he is always with you in spirit. Very nice!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader)
Excellent writing,great job...Hugss
Reviewed by Georg Mateos
Brother Ed, it is sad that we didn't get the same father, mine was that so aloft that I don't know he was my father, but hey! at least yours showed anger.
Well done.
Brother Edvard
Reviewed by E T Waldron
That's more than many get Ed. It's good to know you were coming to a better understanding of each other...Excellent write...

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader)
You made the effort..took the steps, and as your brother said some never do. A difficult thing to write about and at the same time a blessed release. Blessings, Holly
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Though the last seven years we edged towards love,
He was after all my dad thereof…

Edging towards love is much better than not even seeking to find love at all, brother. Many never even try.

Reviewed by Kathy Armijo
I've often heard that people who are so alike oft times have time difficulty getting close, you know - opposites attract.

But, what an incredible blessing to have narrowed the gap between you and have a lasting tangible love from your father - his writings of his love for you.

Must have been difficult to write, but a loving tribute to your dad.

Kathy
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Ed,

A beautiful tribute to your Dad. Despite the differences, there was love...well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
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