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Goodbye Colin
by Anita Eboka

Saturday, February 16, 2008
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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Goodbye Colin

It was just like yesterday
I grew up in your eyes
With your Scottish accent
I took pride in announcing
you as Daddy!

Your lovely gentle eyes
Your kind sweet words
Your tough working hands
Your ever reassuring voice
Your fatherly care,
made me feel like a princess!

I grew up calling you Daddy
Mummy called you Honey
My kids called you Papa
Friends called you Charming
Neighbors called you a true friend

One day, a deadly tragedy struck
Mum was taken away from us
We mourned and grieved
You never recovered from it!
You put up a smile always,
But your spirit was long gone

Today, you joined your sweetheart
The suffering was too much to bear
I miss you terribly my Scottish Daddy,
but I know your love has conquered!
You will be with your sweetheart,
Starting again where you left off!

Copyright Anita N. Eboka
February 15th 2008
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Reviewed by Cryssa C 3/20/2008
What a beautiful tribute to your father...
Reviewed by Darrell and Kathy Adams 2/28/2008
You make me wish I had had the pleasure of knowing Colin. Can there be a better tribute? Bless you for your love, loyalty and beautiful write.

be well and happy,
Reviewed by Bernice Lakota 2/18/2008
Beautifully written.
Reviewed by John Leko 2/16/2008
...a fond remembrance...and tribute of golden light...are found here...your loss...held in be recaptured in the heart...whenever you remember goodbye.
beautiful Anita...
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 2/16/2008
I am sorry for your loss, Anita; beautiful tribute! You are in my prayers! Very well penned; brava!
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 2/16/2008
OH MY OH MY.... A most splendid mature tribue and eulogy.

So sad, yet your love makes this divine.... I am in awe of such faith...

yet not a faith unfounded, as it is fact.....

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