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For Tommy, On His Birthday
by Debora E Hill
Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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I wrote this friend for my second-best friend Tom, who is my best friend Sandra's husband. We've known one another since college. It was published in The Best Poets of 2005 and in The International Who's Who in Poetry.

We may never know


the lives we walk together


Side by side and soul to soul,


They blur together


and the memories cloud.


I remember times


Not from this life, but before


When we fought a war


or plowed the land


Friends and comrades, all.


Through love and family lost


And tears and heartache


We wander on, toward


the unknown glory,


Striving ever, yearning for more.


Now I am The Fool


At the edge of the c liff


I see beyond the precipice


But not the chasm here


Below us, beckoning.


Hold on tight to me and thee


And we will fly, we three


First star to the right


And straight on until morning.


My soul-brother, my friend.


 


 

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Reviewed by Gwendolyn Thomas Gath 12/10/2006

"For Tommy, On His Birthday"
Debora, this is a beautiful tribute to Tommy.
Heartfelt and enjoyable read.
In turn Please allow yourself the opportunity to partake of my work also and leave a review, when time permits.
It would be greatly appreciated!
Sincerely,
Author, Gwendolyn A. Thomas GATH
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