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It’s been 2 years already, without a glimpse you in sight.
Tears still roll down, each and every night.
Some think that we have already moved on.
But they don’t know how we keep wishing that you had never gone.

Picturing you walking about ,as you dwell with God above.
Full of tears yet smiling down on us with an immense amount of love. 
God indeed does take away the best first.
How we all wish that the situation could have been reversed.

You were the glue that held us together when things fell apart.
The one many would turn to, as you were there from the start.
A loving brother, son, husband, friend and father.
You were and still are loved by all like no other.

All the memories with you, keeps you alive in our hearts. 
Years may come and go, but held within, those memories will never part. 
Reminiscing with the family and recalling the advice you use to give. 
All those moments spent with you, we wish we could relive.

We know you are watching over us, each and every day.
As we can feel your presence at our side, each time we turn to pray.
Apart of us went with you as we now feel incomplete
We know though that you are now pain free and someday we will again meet.

We love and really miss you more than the tears that we shed.
You were our pillar of strength and the one who always cared
Now you are guiding and protecting over us all together with God up above.
And until we see you again dad, everyone here sends all their love. 

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  1. Date: 6/19/2013 7:30:00 AM
    Beautiful sentiments of loss mourning your father. This evokes many special feeling for all of us who have lost a loved one. :)

    Maharaj Avatar Sasha Maharaj
    Date: 6/19/2013 8:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank You :)
  1. Date: 6/16/2013 6:16:00 PM
    Huge hug. Huge respect for this writing.

    Maharaj Avatar Sasha Maharaj
    Date: 6/18/2013 2:53:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    *hugs* thank you my friend :)
  1. Date: 6/16/2013 8:06:00 AM
    Wonderful poem sasha we don't recognize worth of a person when they r wid us......thak you for making me feel special abt my father

    Maharaj Avatar Sasha Maharaj
    Date: 6/16/2013 2:07:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you:).
  1. Date: 6/14/2013 3:54:00 AM
    - Ohhh, dear Sasha. . . beautiful poem that honors your father! - Your loss will be there forever, I lost my mother two years ago (17/06/2011) think of her every day. - Thank you for your beautiful poem. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen
    Date: 6/14/2013 4:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    .... so true :))
    Maharaj Avatar Sasha Maharaj
    Date: 6/14/2013 4:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    *hugs* Thank You Anne. i wish i had the right words to say to you but there is none. all we can do is just keep praying to them. They're watching over us that's for sure :)