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Mom and Dad
by Darrell and Kathy Adams
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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This is a tribute and a goodbye to my parents.

It was hard losing Darrell's parents within a couple of years of each other a few years back.  I lost my mother in 1991 and my father just this last April.  My brother has been gone for several years also.  Somehow losing all three of them now, the finality of all their deaths is that much more intense.  I am ok, and I pray and thank God for my blessings, beginning with a wonderful husband who is my best friend and my staunchest supporter.

Mom and Dad
if wearing on my face the depth of my grief in losing you
is the visible proof of the measure of my love for you
then how may I ever laugh,
or close my eyes and grow a smile at the sweetness of a rose,
or beam with pride over a grandchild’s accomplishments,
or savor ecstasy in my lover’s arms again?
if tears are the tangible affirmation that you mattered to me,
that it matters to me that you are now gone
and never will return
how will I ever find the will to work, to pray,
to fight through every day
and desire victory
if wiping away a single tear
erases my devotion to your memory?
if believing as a parent, that you,
my parent could have wanted anything less
than the best for me is simply not possible
then how can I do ought but try,
and try and try and try
until I have no more life left in me,
to live the life you gave me and taught me how to use
and in that try,
honor your memory as you deserve?
In loving memory of my parents, Doris and Harry Smith, 2012
Kathy Smith Adams
 
 
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Reviewed by Linda Hill 8/19/2012
Kathy,
So beautiful. I have also lost my parents. My Mama died at 39 yrs.old by a hit run driver. She left behind 8 kids. Since then my Dad died and a brother. It hurts even now. It always will. Kathy, you have amazing talent. I am tracking you.

Many blessings,
+Linda
Reviewed by Vivian Dawson 8/13/2012
Such Beautiful Love *Kathy*
you must have inherited...

Lady Vivian
Reviewed by Tina Millner 8/11/2012
Kathy, such a beautiful tribute to your parents. I know are thankful that you have returned their love in such a loving manner. I am also sure that they would not want you to be sad at their passing. Be happy Kathy, they would want this for you.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 8/11/2012
I'm sorry for your loss.



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