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This is how I see them

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This is how I see them

her little taffeta white suit and blue piping
a hat tilted just so with her dark curls flowing
around her face and down her back
white gloves in hand with shoes and bag to match

little bit of cherry lipstick against her
alabaster skin eyes the color of Robin eggs
open wide in search of her hero

down the plank she walks along with all
the other war brides
do you see him Mom  he is that handsome tall
slender army officer in uniform with the black
wavy hair and that beautiful smile

he has been waiting for you for such a long
time now

their eyes meet his arms open wide and
she runs to him
one journey is over and now for all eternity
another journey begins
the two of them together loving holding and
sharing until...

In memory of my beloved Mother

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  1. Date: 11/14/2011 3:45:00 PM
    just re-visiting this one..

  1. Date: 7/9/2011 1:09:00 PM
    so touching...a jewel of a verse and memory, hope all is well with you? Light & Love

  1. Date: 7/9/2011 1:08:00 PM
    so touching...a jewel of a verse and memory, hope all is well with you? Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/2/2011 7:53:00 AM
    Hi Sharon...I hope late is better than never ! *SMILES*...i TRULY ENJOYED THIS WRITE ! My son is in the armed forces, and I worry about him every day ! He used to search out mines in AFG. But now he is a Staff Sgt. in Kuwait He is after 10 yrs now, a career soldier,. Have a blessed day dear poet ! Much love, james

  1. Date: 5/26/2011 3:14:00 PM
    I can see the feeling in this piece Sharon, enjoyed (the power of love) within the challenges of life as portrayed here!

  1. Date: 4/26/2011 1:01:00 PM
    Shar, hello.. I feel sad but united as well... at the end we will see the ones we want the way we remember... enjoyed..p.d.

  1. Date: 4/17/2011 4:50:00 PM
    Our father in heaven has embraced their love. Your tears, water flowering emotions....of a life time of giving....that shall be rewarded....rejoice!

  1. Date: 4/15/2011 8:21:00 AM
    so sorry to hear this sahron.. your tender and glorious poem exalts your mother in ways she will always rememebr... beautiful! my prayers to you and family.. :) huggs , nette

  1. Date: 4/14/2011 12:29:00 PM
    My deepest condolences. This is a beautiful tribute.

  1. Date: 4/13/2011 11:25:00 PM
    This is really beautiful Shar, very moving, I got chills when I read that part where you describe your dad meeting her... sending you the warmest hugs right now...my deepest sympathies to you and your family-- your mom sounds so beautiful-- my prayers for her as well... hugs to you again...

  1. Date: 4/13/2011 9:32:00 AM
    Such a joyous image, my heart goes out to you, you can always call and talk. Soup Mail me if you'd like to. Light & Love