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Too Young to Die
by Andy James Turner

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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My Niece was found deceased two days ago of unnatural causes.

Where are you now my thoughts do turn?
Whilst in my stomach the aches do churn
A goddess thou were to me, yet now you’re
In heaven, free

I saw you with family past
In a dream my grandpa said
Tell your mum its sunny here

Your grandpa said he was surprised
To see his granddaughter in heavens skies
I have not stopped weeping since you closed
Your eyes and fell asleep with no goodbyes

Joy and love was all you’d share
Spreading joy without a care
Such sweet memories my Ophelia, fair
My heart left broken; beyond repair

Life is tough you chose to depart
Amy you are for ever
Etched, with love, upon my heart

Uncle Andrew xxx

      


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Reviewed by Linda Hill 5/7/2013
Andy,

May God wrap her in His loving arms
Bring her joy and peace
May beautiful memories fill your heart
Of your lovely niece
May God bring you comfort
And may He hold your hand
God has everything planned
Someday we'll understand....

My deepest symathy,
+Linda
Reviewed by Bernice Lakota 11/11/2012
Broke my heart, such a deep loss :(
Reviewed by Ruan Mills Burke 11/11/2012
Take heart. Such loss is difficult to bear but Great Uncle Oliver will take care of her.
Rx
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 8/2/2012
I'm so desperately sorry for your loss dear Andy.
I hear how you loved her very much through these unspeakably heartbreaking and beautiful words.
Blessings, xx
Christine
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 7/29/2012
I am familiar with this situation having lived through it on more than one occasion. My deepest sympathy I extend to you, Andy. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 7/23/2012
I am so sorry............. Liana.
Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather 7/22/2012
Andy, I am so sorry to hear of this. Peace to you. ~ Morgan
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 7/17/2012
Andy I am so sorry for your loss, it is heatbreaking~
My Condolences & Prayers,
Christine
Reviewed by JMS Bell 7/17/2012
ANDY...I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR GRIEF. THE LOST OF YOUR NIECE HAS CAUSED YOU SO MUCH PAIN AS YOUR WORK WELL EXPRESSES. IN TIMES LIKE THESE THERE ARE NO WORDS TO CONSOLE A HEART THAT HAS TAKEN SUCH A BLOW, BUT I WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT I AM PRAYING FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AND I HOPE YOU WILL BE STRENGTHENED AND REMEMBER TO...PLEASE, LOOK 'UP', ANDY. YOU AND YOUR FAMILY WILL GRIEVE...CERTAINLY BUT, ALTHOUGH IT IS HARD TO SEE NOW, WITH TIME YOU WILL ALSO HEAL. AND ONE DAY... THE JOY OF HAVING KNOWN HER...WILL OUTWEIGH THE SORROW OF LOSING HER. MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES AND SYMPATHY, WITH MUCH LOVE... JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 7/16/2012
Oh MY! I'm so deeply sorry for your loss, Andy....Poor little soul sounds like she was lost....Bless her and bless you....

Anna
Reviewed by Sandy Hoynacki (Reader) 7/15/2012
I am so sorry for your loss, yet graciously, you took the time to
say you would pray for my mom and me...I shall pray for you too..As Jude Forese so well stated below, my words, too, are dust and my spirit will be with you.....God bless

Sandy
Reviewed by jude forese 7/14/2012
my words are dust but my spirit is with you ... may you and your family be well knowing she's now enrolled in the great mystery ... sincere condolences, Andy ...
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 7/13/2012
Upon your heart is burdened deep.
Amy knew of your love Uncle Andrew.
She an Angel whispering evermore

Blessings to you and your family
Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by D. Vaineo 7/13/2012
Andy, It is always hard when someone young passes away...So sorry for your loss.

Deborah
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 7/13/2012
Your family will cherish your words whenever Ophelia is remembered in the future.

Ron
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 7/13/2012
So very sad, and so very sorry for your loss.
Reviewed by Jon Willey 7/13/2012
Andy,condolences always fall woefully inadequate in times of personal grief. My thoughts and prayers are with you and Amy's parents. The loss of a loved one is difficult to cope with and the loss of one so young and vital makes it even more difficult to fathom the why. May peace and love be with you and Amy's parents my friend. Jon Michael
Reviewed by Laura Fall 7/12/2012
Oh Andy, I am so sorry for your loss as this is truly a touching write written so Tenderly and Dear ,Take care my friend Laura
Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot 7/12/2012
Dear Andy, what a terrible thing to have to face, and you have bravely shared your grief in such a beautiful way! yes the stars shall shine brightly for her, never to be forgotten. Keep strong dear friend, keep the faith, stay well. Thinking of you at this time especially and always.
Love Ch'erie xoxoxox
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley 7/12/2012
I am sorry for your loss Andy, for we may not understand why such a beautiful little soul is snatched from us. Therefore, we must keep their love in our hearts and know they feel ours no matter what plain they are on.

You both will be in my meditations sweetheart

Love and Light
Lily
Reviewed by John Flanagan 7/12/2012
Andy,
my sincere condolences to you and to all the family
at this very difficult time of tragic loss; so hard to bear but please take some comfort in knowing that
your friends are here for you.
May Amy rest in peace.



john
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 7/12/2012
Her life and success was meteoric and her newly-named star that you have found in heaven's skies says it all, Andy. She will not leave you comfortless and her work is a national and international legacy that will continue her mission and fame. It is completely beyond our current understanding as to how this could have happened and I'm in awe that you have been able to so quickly pen this heart response. Amy is and was many things, but to you she is always the bright-eyed and marvellous protege girl-child who will continue to enrich your life and mind forever. Walking alongside you as you tread this heavy, dark and necessary path of grief. Keep offering up the pain and light will miraculously come. Answers will be found and much come out of this long night of the family soul. Her star shines bright for and among you. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks 7/11/2012
Sincerest condolences to you and family, Andy. You've paid with love and a tribute to your niece; thank you for sharing your sadness with us. RIP, Amy...

Blessings and Love - Micke
Reviewed by Janna Hill 7/11/2012
Ohh Andy. Words escape me. Look up at that vast sky above you and find comfort... know that my heart (as well as so many others here)goes out to you. We share your pain and your touching poetry...
Reviewed by Vivian Dawson 7/11/2012
Beyond the Clouds now is your niece,
with tears never to fully understand
from Uncle Andrew, but to know that
God called her home to be His Angel

And yet the words will never be enough
for your loss, Lady Vivian
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 7/11/2012
I am very sorry this has come to your family, Andy. This is a heart-tugging tribute to Amy. Again, I wish I could say something more meaningful than I'm sorry, but . . .
Reviewed by Diana Wiles 7/11/2012
I was very moved by your heartfelt words Andy...and feel so sad for you and your family..You have however produced a very worthy poem that is an exceptionally touching and meaningful tribute to a niece who was obviously very special...Love, Diana
Reviewed by Diana Legun (Reader) 7/11/2012
This ode to your niece contains bravery and poignancy carved from the suffering tree. These two lines alone say it all: "I have not stopped weeping since you closed/Your eyes and fell asleep with no goodbyes." Beautiful expression of your grief. Condolences are never enough. ~~ Diana
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