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I Miss You


I did not know you….

we became a family

in very small steps

                         I was very young...

                         you never overwhelmed me

                         with your eagerness

                                                                When my mother died

                                                                 you wrapped your arms around me...

                                                                 you became my own 

Inspired by Dr. Ram's Contest "In Laws"
Dedicated to my Carrie Richards

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  1. Date: 6/12/2011 5:19:00 PM
    Gentle and tender flow. Congratulations on your well-deserved placement, Carrie. :))

  1. Date: 6/8/2011 8:14:00 PM
    Carrie, good to see you in the winner's circle. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 6/8/2011 10:17:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Dr. Ram's contest Carrie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/8/2011 7:53:00 AM
    This is beautiful Carrie...very lovely.

  1. Date: 6/7/2011 8:47:00 AM
    congrats on your win.. cory

  1. Date: 6/6/2011 8:59:00 PM
    Yours reminds me most of that Bible story Ruth. should be higher on the list. Congratulations, Carrie.

  1. Date: 6/6/2011 8:38:00 PM
    Nice to have a good mom-in-law [you & I need to work on your japanese forms ;), i will help.] LOL I have now got to the point I know when its wrong, maybe some day I can write it right? Congrad's dear friend. Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/6/2011 3:18:00 PM
    Congratulations on the sixth place win in my contest, Carrie

  1. Date: 5/22/2011 12:48:00 AM
    LOVE THIS. Lucky lady!

  1. Date: 5/21/2011 8:37:00 PM
    * “'You Wrapped Your Arms Around Me * You Became My Own.' * I Love The Beauty I Always Find * Inside of You * Dear Wonderfully Gifted & Beautiful Carrie. * I Am Sorry About Your Beautiful Mother * One Day Your Beauty Shall Be With Her Again Forever. * I Also Love The Not Pressing But Patient Verse * True Love Never Dies. * Very Beautiful Poem * A Fave * Hugs & Kisses * Kisses & Hugs * With Lips of Luv * Sarah” *

  1. Date: 5/21/2011 11:17:00 AM
    excellent Carrie... good luck,..p.c.

  1. Date: 5/21/2011 7:13:00 AM
    Sounds like a warm and loving family you have found. I am wishing you a very Happy Birthday. love phyl

  1. Date: 5/20/2011 1:03:00 PM
    Carrie this was a warm, and very tender piece you wrote, it touched me deeply.

  1. Date: 5/20/2011 12:37:00 PM
    Really lovely, Carrie. Love how this is so understated yet speaks volumes. Cheers, ~Soulfire~

  1. Date: 5/20/2011 10:25:00 AM
    Lovely poem Carrie.Best wishes...

  1. Date: 5/20/2011 9:34:00 AM
    Awww shucks, this is so sweet Carrie. You gave the whole in-laws topic a positive spin, which is actually quite different from a lot of the other entries....not all of them; but a lot of them haha!

  1. Date: 5/20/2011 9:06:00 AM
    This is the most lovely piece I have read for this contest.. u certainly applied a fresh concept to loving in laws.. my three sets were also very loving and supportive and all gone now.. good luck in the contest.. this one stands out ..happy weekend..