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Author Name: Freejohncarter 9 Comments
Date Added: January 17, 2008 15:01:56 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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For my Dad

For my Dad


Enclosed by silent doors
And secret whispers
If I find myself
Then maybe
The tumbling leaves
Could shelter this helter skelter
From stumbling on its dreams
The merry go round
Is only found
When you step aboard
Forever turning
Until the music stops
I turned around
And you were gone.
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Comment By: FreeLorraina on March 10, 2008 05:03:56 PM Report
My heart joined in the las few words. Memories of my own dad many...but he seemed

to be gone when i turned around  thank you for showing this tender side and thank

you for giving me a moment of reflection  Connie

Comment By: FreeAdri on January 21, 2008 08:59:04 AM Report
Oh John, I can just imagine how this must feel...  I don't want to know even.  Heartfelt and honest write. 
Adri x

Comment By: FreeFilthy on January 19, 2008 07:58:03 AM Report
Having read quite a few of you previous poems i had a comment all ready in my head, then i spotted Alisons, she said pretty much what i was thinking. Great stuff John.
Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on January 19, 2008 06:11:44 AM Report
I see your work maturing all the time


Ali x

Comment By: PremiumGlata on January 18, 2008 02:25:07 PM Report
Sometimes life happens just this quickly and this crazy. "Helter Skelter" perhaps describes it the best.

Well done...and I know you must miss him.

Hugs to you, my friend...


Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on January 17, 2008 11:41:16 PM Report
John, My... this really sends a message...  How you touch ones heart to read this... You have such a way to express your feelings.. Hugs ~ She Whispers

Comment By: FreeSilkinTears on January 17, 2008 08:56:01 PM Report
Wow John...sent shivers up my spine. Beautiful yet sad all at the same time.


Comment By: Freeb doneff on January 17, 2008 06:14:36 PM Report
One word sums it up, beautiful. Glad you came back.

Comment By: Premiumlionheart on January 17, 2008 04:20:59 PM Report
This is special John. A favorite instantly.




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