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Message in Flight

A fellow from my group had told me
It was something that touched me

He told me about something for his wife
About releasing a balloon honoring her life

I thought I would do it for my wife
Write messages how she’s missed from my life

I love you Joey I wrote on the balloon
I kissed it and let it go up towards the moon

It went up and up into the sky
I did my best not to cry

I watched it take flight
I watched it go out of sight

The balloon went up to my wife 
I will be with her at the end of my life

Up above my wife waits
Till I get to heavens gates

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  1. Date: 12/16/2010 4:34:00 PM
    lovely touching words michael, u have loved your wife so much may god bless you with peace, ....sunkan

  1. Date: 10/13/2010 4:53:00 PM
    Very bitter sweet......

  1. Date: 10/11/2010 6:11:00 AM
    It's Monday here and the poetry I am reading is beyond measure. I enjoyed reading your writing today Michael. Thank you for sharing it with us. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/10/2010 12:39:00 PM
    beautiful write, enjoyed this one...P.D.

  1. Date: 10/10/2010 8:03:00 AM
    Beautiful and so touching .. deeply penned my White Knight.. such a treasure of a poem luv.. enjoyed my W.K. as your Jersey Girl is preparing for a wonderful football/baseball Sunday.. Yankees sweep..yeah.. Giants gonna win today yeah... New York all the way ..luv.. forever ...

  1. Date: 10/10/2010 6:56:00 AM
    Nice message of love. raskin

  1. Date: 10/10/2010 6:45:00 AM
    Very nice write expressing your lovely thoughts, Michael