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David J Knight

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15 Years Ago
by David J Knight

Monday, July 21, 2003

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A decade and half since your last word
too many years without your wisdom heard
only my head now hears your sound
how better my life if you were around


Ten years past I split from a wife
hurt so bad it near cost me my life
how many times I wished you there
to make that loss a bit easier to bear


Four good kids grown up since that day
they remember you with love they still say
though with me and their mother they grew
their goodness is nine parts you


Half way through a child was born
and for that girl my heart was sworn
that momentous day only made sad
for you missing me becoming a granddad


This last year again I was to love and lose
though you'd have adored her I did choose
you would have known just how I feel
some helpful ways my heart could heal


It is with passion that you I so miss
my memories of you are always so bliss
Please do not think of my thoughts so glum
I am simply remembering my wonderful Mum

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Reviewed by June Thompson 8/4/2003
this was incredible...

it was very emotional for me to read.. much appreciated and applauded (though that is not what you would seek I'm sure)

well done
Reviewed by E T Waldron 7/21/2003
David this is so heartfelt and beautiful of mind, a wonderful remembrance of your Mom!Thanks for sharing!
Reviewed by Marlene Dawn 7/21/2003
Your poetry brings a smile. Beautiful tribute my friend.

*Marlene*
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 7/21/2003
This is a very touching poem David!!

This rings a bell!!

love
Tinka
Reviewed by Christine Morell 7/21/2003
A beautiful, sincere and touching tribute to your Mum.She must have been very special.
~Chrissie
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 7/21/2003
Wonderful tribute to your Mum. Memories still feel your heart, and that is good. Bill
Reviewed by Leland Waldrip 7/21/2003
Beautiful, David! This is a very touching poem. A mother's day jewel.
Reviewed by nevine Al Seidi (Reader) 7/21/2003
passionate and lovely.
Reviewed by Linda Hill 7/21/2003
<tears>
I know how you feel, my friend.
So many times I've needed my
Mom to talk too.
~Excellent write!

~~Linda~~
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 7/21/2003
Feeling similar pain today in fact, thank you for your words.
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 7/21/2003
So painful when a beloved Mom is no longer there to counsel and console. Beautiful tribute to her and to you as a loving son.
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 7/21/2003
A beautiful tribute for a Mom. They are always with us in our hearts,,no matter how long since they've passed from our touch. Great write David..~SH~
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 7/21/2003
Wonderful tribute!
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