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Something Special

We don’t know something special until it’s gone
Even when it looks us straight in the eyes
A gift, an opportunity, a friend or even love
Hovering, ever present to the point of screaming
Oblivious, not seen, not realised now lost
Like a flick of a switch you suddenly realise
What could have been has just given up

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  1. Date: 11/2/2012 12:21:00 PM
    Hi Shaz Yes this is true, I had a step dad and did not realise how lucky I was till he had gone, love this reality check, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 3:15:00 PM
    true indeed. Btw thanks for your comment - JH

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 1:45:00 PM
    Oh I feel ya here...Very nice. I miss your writings. :o)

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 11:40:00 AM
    A truism of life... but beautifully written. You have a great way with words.

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 7:36:00 AM
    hey Shaz, a very poigant write, done with lots of feeling, I like it...David

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 6:09:00 AM
    Yes, it's true Shaz. . . . well written. - oxox love Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 2:59:00 AM
    I like your writing..I recently lost my son. And, the one thing I the last thing I could have said. That may not be what you are talking about, but it still pertains to loss...Nice write...Holly Moore