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pine coffin’s lowered into the freshly dug grave raven caws in tree in memory of our treasured friend Don whose funeral we attended yesterday Bite Size Poem no12' Contest Info Sponsored by Line Gauthier 04/17/21

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Date: 7/15/2021 10:39:00 AM
Congratulations. May your friends soul rest in peace.
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Date: 7/15/2021 10:07:00 AM
Congratulations on your win. Few words with much said. Sorry for the loss of your friend. I know it is not easy. I have had 2 friends in the past 2 weeks. Have a blessed day................
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Date: 7/15/2021 4:09:00 AM
Beautiful creation. congratulations!
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Date: 4/25/2021 7:34:00 AM
love this powerful haiku - very sorry for the loss of your friend x
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Date: 4/22/2021 4:56:00 PM
I'm so sorry my friend.
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 4/23/2021 3:21:00 AM
His death hit us so hard but i got this poem and Grief and he will be always in my thoughts I've been so touched by the comments I've had:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 4/20/2021 2:25:00 PM
Release White Doves
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Date: 4/23/2021 3:20:00 AM
thats a sweet thought:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 4/19/2021 11:35:00 AM
Hi Jan a lovely tibute to your dear friend that passed. Crows do mourn the death of one of their group and will celebrate in a type of service each bringing something near the dead crow.a leave, a flower, a nail, a piece of piece of chocolate paper, whatever they can find, and God help you if you ran over him whilst driving, their revenge is a fact. Blessings and hugs Jennifer.
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Date: 4/23/2021 3:19:00 AM
Thanks Jennifer his death has inspired this poem and one called grief:-( hugs Jan xx
Date: 4/18/2021 1:04:00 PM
Wonderful haiku Jan, them ravens seem to hang around graveyards, sometimes I wonder if there trying to tell us something, I find when grieving we’re more susceptible to nature, perhaps we look for meaning, and take some solace from it, cheers David
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Date: 4/18/2021 5:25:00 PM
Interesting thoughts David, It was so so quiet in the churchyard apart from this one bird hugs Jan xx
Date: 4/18/2021 3:06:00 AM
We seem to be attending too many funerals. My condolences for all the family.
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Date: 4/18/2021 8:24:00 AM
Thanks Victor, this is the first one we have attended with covid regs in place and only 10 mourners allowed, we come out of lockdown tomorrow:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 4/17/2021 5:35:00 PM
With sympathy, and prayers, God bless you friend. Love, Gina
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Date: 4/18/2021 2:53:00 AM
Thanks Gina we are hoping to meet his wife sometime next week, give her a hug and tell her what a HUGE difference she made in her life - they had only been married for 4 years:-( hugs jan xx
Date: 4/17/2021 2:32:00 PM
My condolences, Jan, this is so melancholy and touching~
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Date: 4/17/2021 5:23:00 PM
thanks Michelle I'm not sure if it qualifies as a haiku or senryu but its not written for a contest just from the heart:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 4/17/2021 12:32:00 PM
- ... goosebumps ... dark ... and 2 meters deep - Rest in peace, Don - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 4/17/2021 5:22:00 PM
Thanks Anne- Lise :-) hugs jan xx
Date: 4/17/2021 11:55:00 AM
Sorry you lost Don. My condolences, dear Jan. Powerful Haiku Pangie
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Date: 4/17/2021 5:21:00 PM
Thanks Pangie we had been friends for over 24 years and were honoured to be among a select amount of people at the funeral, next week we can meet his wife and give her a hug and reminisce but it has been hard these recent days:-( hugs Jan xx
Date: 4/17/2021 11:35:00 AM
Happy to know it was not your mum! Take care, Jan! Aloha! Rico
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Date: 4/17/2021 11:40:00 AM
I can visit for up to an hour on Monday - but have to mask up etc and cant sit with her so its only a partial step towards meeting up hugs Jan xx
Date: 4/17/2021 11:17:00 AM
Hi Jan, I am sorry for your loss. You captured the touching memory very well-Alexis
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Date: 4/17/2021 11:38:00 AM
Thanks Alexis, not being able to have what I would call a proper funeral was hard, his son and daughter watched on zoom:-)( hugs jan xx
Date: 4/17/2021 11:03:00 AM
A lovely memory tribute to your friend Jan. My condolences for your loss. Tom
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Date: 4/17/2021 11:13:00 AM
Thanks Tom had the ceremony been next week we would have been out of lockdown with not restrictions, not being able to comfort our friend was so so hard:-( hugs jan xx
Date: 4/17/2021 10:56:00 AM
so sorry for your loss, jan! a poignant poem...
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Date: 4/17/2021 11:12:00 AM
Thanks Ilene we had been friends for about 24 years and were 2 of 9 mourners at the funeral, it was surreal not to have singing and not to be able to hug his wife and really chat, but we will see here next week and be able to share memories :-) hugs Jan xx