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Mark West

 (December 2nd, 1959 – May 1st, 2013) 

My Teddy bear still wears the cross you gave,
And fashioned by your working hands with grace
And leather strung—I slept last night with soft
And golden fur beside me, while my thoughts—
To earthen eyes of tears still standing brave
When sorrow looms, in time our hearts will chase
Your laugh, your smile, and pleasant sav’ry wafts
Of roasts and gravy bubbling in the pots
“Au jus, au jus,” you’d say with hand in air,
And finger pressed to thumb—when speaking of
The kitchen work in pubs so long ago.
Your party ways you didn’t hide nor spare
The essence of your faith in God, in love—
I’ll see you there, where milk and honey flow

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  1. Date: 7/4/2013 10:48:00 AM
    sad, and deep.......enjoyed............ LOVE* SKAT

    Dawson Avatar J.R. Dawson
    Date: 7/6/2013 1:48:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you SKAT—peace to you ~