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Jonathon

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Jonathon

 Jonathon never owned
              a pair of shoes
              or a football
              or a bicycle
Jonathon never heard 
              a bird sing
              or a stream flow
              or his parents cry
Jonathon  never saw
               the crisp white snow
               or a golden sunrise
               or his fourth birthday
Jonathon’s world was
               four sterile white walls
Jonathon ‘s toys were
                medical machines
Jonathon  could 
                smile occasionally 
       Oh boy
Jonathon 
             could smile

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  1. Date: 1/4/2011 6:29:00 AM
    "brushing tears away" for Jonathon your words tell it "all" in this simple yet stunning poem, I am so sorry for this tradgey, anyone who has ever lost a child will be stirred by emotions with this write, as I have lost a child~~

  1. Date: 1/3/2011 5:18:00 PM
    Thanks for sharing the caricature of Jonathon, Eamon. enjoyed it.