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  THE OLD MAN
by Kathryn Neff Perry
Monday, June 20, 2011
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Until they're gone......


THE OLD MAN

A tear slid down his face

Waiting by the phone that day

Hoping for a word

And praying they might say,

I love you Dad

Thank you for all that you have done.

No college debt for us, great vacations weren’t so bad.

You gave it your all so we’d

Have things you never had.

The old man’s chair is empty now

He’s dancing with the Lord

On the day he died

He thought I wouldn’t see,

The tear in his eye,

Will they remember me?

Written by Kathryn Neff Perry

All rights reserved. Copyright 2011


Kathryn Neff Perry


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Reviewed by J. Roseline
Very Nice tribute-roseline
Reviewed by baz busbe
Very moving poem, God bless. Baz
Reviewed by Christine Tsen
Brilliant.
It's so important to love and appreciate them while we can, as much as we know how to, because it is too late before we know it. Oh, God, I'm losing my mom right now, right now.
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by Cynthia Buhain-Baello
Such a loving and heartwarming poem - for fathers. Thank you for this excellent write Kathryn.
Reviewed by Linda Hill
Kathryn,
I enjoyed this, not just on Father's Day but EVERY day we should honor our Dad's. Its too late for me...but maybe not for you.

Blessings,
~Linda
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
How acutely you touch the heart and feed the human qualities with a love that remains enduring. They are remembered...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by TONY NERONE
Outstanding tribute to your Dad.
Peace
Tony
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