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Author Name: FreePoetrySmiles 9 Comments
Date Added: March 14, 2006 23:03:44 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Where Freedom Finds Wings

An inheritance of laughter
            echoes down the halls,
Where once an ocean-deep voice
            sent jovial tidings, and
The world screeches
                                    to a halt;
An endless silence in its place.

Mocking tears slip fervently
            down tired cheeks,
Where once dry, chapped lips
            dotingly kissed, and
The world screeches
                                    to a halt;
A chilling numbness in its place.
 
Reflections of vivid dreams
            paint a stoic atmosphere,
Where once their captor
            held them dear, and
The world screeches
                                   
to a halt;
An anguished heart in its place
 
Infinite, open space suddenly
            flutters white wings,
Where once only deterring limits
            were ever seen, and
The world spins again;
                                    on an axis
of treasured memories…

Author's Notes:

For Dad
Oct. 11, 1950-Mar. 3, 2006

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Comments:
Comment By: FreeS on March 29, 2007 11:31:57 AM Report
damn ur a f***** good writer kid
Comment By: FreeCynthia Jones on April 13, 2006 05:59:10 AM Report
Meg, this is such a beautiful tribute to your father. I am so sorry about your loss. ~HUGS~ *S* Wind Whisperer
Comment By: PremiumMary Lou Allen on March 17, 2006 07:16:56 PM Report
Excellent work, Meg. You so perfectly express the chaos that stuns and devastates us when we lose one we love. "The world screeches to a halt" indeed. And a wonderful outlook is expressed in the hope of the last verse. May you find comfort and relief from pain soon. Love, ML
Comment By: PremiumJoe McNinney on March 15, 2006 07:04:00 PM Report
Meg, I am so sorry for your loss. This is beautifully written, if you ever need to talk, I have the biggest ears in the world, Joe
Comment By: FreeCindy Bendel on March 15, 2006 10:18:59 AM Report
How very beautiful this poem is, your writing is effortless and every word a perfect dedication of honor to your father. May God give you comfort and strength, may your find healing in this gift you have been given.

A beautiful poem from an obviously beautiful soul! My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

~Cindy
Comment By: FreeFLETCHER on March 15, 2006 08:33:15 AM Report
Meg
Your Dedication to your Father has brought a Tear to my eye!
You are so blessed with the gift of expression! This is EXCELLENT!Image hosting by Photobucket
Yours Fletch
Comment By: FreePamela A. Lamppa on March 15, 2006 06:19:16 AM Report
A beautifully penned dedication to one who is so dear to your heart. How proud he must be of you....
Blessings as you heal. I am so sorry for your loss. ~Pam
Comment By: FreeMichael on March 15, 2006 05:46:19 AM Report
A beautiful caring write Meg...
Comment By: FreeDamon D. Brewer on March 15, 2006 02:49:28 AM Report
Beautifully written my friend--this is a great dedication to Your Dad. I know that he would be proud of it just as I am sure that he was proud of you. Good Job my friend!!!
Damon
p.s. I am proud of you too!!!




 


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