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-the sparrow in me-

failing to see which road would be best, not knowing how much i've really been blessed- too much time on my hands with too much fear, wishing you, my father, were still near cramped in a box without room to breathe, needing more than this life can believe- my constant friend is gone like the breeze in Spring, as I hear the sparrows in your birdhouse sing my reason for good health has been taken away, little to do with the words that they say- not living as I should when on the road that you led, thinking of you lying gently on your death bed i remember your aftershave in the morn, before work in your suit---(now I'm tattered and torn) afraid to go forward without you by my side, wishing i could run to your loving arms and hide a father, a friend, too much pain to have to bear, i'll always wish we had more time to spare- loving and dying and crying without you, fearing my sobriety will somehow fall through but i sit and watch your sparrows create a family, remembering how important you are to me- i miss you and wish you were holding me in youth, hoping that you can hear my truth a porch swing to feel the breeze whisper a secret, knowing it's a gift- (and i shall always keep it)- living so that you can be proud of me, i miss you, dear father... for you're the sparrow in me _____________________________________ to my dad- who every year watched the sparrows mate and create a family in his special birdhouse on his porch. I heard them singing and wrote this poem. Love you, dad- I pray you are listening to the sparrows in heaven with Karen... love, your little girl -luloo 7.23.21

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Date: 8/25/2021 10:48:00 AM
Great tribute to your loving father. Dear sweet friend i am so sorry for you loss. Blessings to you and your family.
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Date: 7/26/2021 8:32:00 AM
For all fathers who blessed and inspired our lives, love your dedication to yours.
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Date: 7/26/2021 6:01:00 AM
So sorry for the loss of your father, mine passed in 2011, although it's been ten years now, still miss him dearly...so good to see a poem from you my friend...and it's a beauty... hugs
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Date: 7/23/2021 4:19:00 PM
aww luloo I'm so so sorry for your loss, you have been through much and must miss them both so much. YOU are an incredibly strong woman to have coped with so much and you have your amazing Nick and Ella and with their love and support and your creative business you will be ok:-) thinking of you:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 7/24/2021 1:05:00 PM
Thank you Jan! I miss you dearly and hope you are well!! :)