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Letter to Mum and Dad

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Letter to Mum and Dad

Letter to Mum and Dad

Dear Mum, Dear Dad, you're gone from my life.
I remember you now as a good husband and wife.
Dad, I saw you lay there. Lifeless, quite still.
The shocks that they gave you, zapped at my will.

When I touched you, your body, still warm, lips blue.
A far cry from the father, the man I once knew.
Your cheeks in contrast, stood out, quite bold.
Your hand I touched. That memory I hold.

Mum, I never saw you, when you passed away.
You were alone in your bed, so it's for you that I pray.
I remember you most, for the love that you gave me.
Always caring, never judging, I wished I could save thee.

Now that you're gone, I don't feel alone.
You're the best parents in life, this child could have known.
So it's with you in memory, my life has begun.
I remain as always, your ever loving son.

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  1. Date: 4/2/2013 7:22:00 PM
    This is such a loving poem for your parents and I believe they know how much you realize how they loved you. May you spend eternity with them forever happy.

  1. Date: 3/30/2013 3:41:00 AM
    a lovely tribute to your parents they would be proud sincerely Jayne

    Matthews Avatar Chris Matthews
    Date: 3/30/2013 5:18:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for your kind observation.