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Both Simultaneously the Smartest Wise and Cleverest Person i Knew

As throwaway as this comment may seem to anyone but i And bearing in mind my limited experience and knowledge thus far in life I still can say and make this statement without a shodow of doubt That the most smartest , wise and cleverest person i have ever met in my life Was in fact my both my father and so to my dad And though by modern definition he was neither book smart or well educated His council was above and beyond the pale of the life , body and brain here on earth he inhabited He knew thing's on reflection 20 year's before they came to bare and surfaced in reality Unfortunately for him luck and good fortune we're not his forte Ahead of time in every way yet nothing went or was pre-destined to go his way But he never was shy or hid away from anything if he truly believed in it And even in death he never caved or gave an inch He stood his ground till the bitter yellow cancer end and what at 1st would be perceived as stubborn Was in fact rather a mark of a man with conviction in spades Who would rather dig his own grave and be buried alive Than sell out his soul and die and stare death in the face on his own terms Safe in the knowledge knowing the reaper despatched to cull him Had met and was no more an intellectual match for him or on a parr or his level And that he would get the final say and last word in And i know this for a fact because he was far more clever and wiser Than i and life and death has ever met And probably the reason he was stolen and taken back from us Way to soon before his time In order to release him from this earthly prison that was unable to realise appreciate and acknowledge his true genius Apart from those of us who we're luckily blessed enough to have spent and shared some of his short time on earth we we're gifted with him

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Date: 4/18/2021 2:22:00 PM
What a tribute to your dad, Christopher, you say it as you feel it, my own father is 31 years dead, and I still miss his wisdom, I’d love to chat to him now on the same wavelength, but the moment is gone, you can take comfort in me saying your Dad would be proud of this poem, I would be proud if it was written about me, cheers David
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Christopher Flaherty
Date: 4/18/2021 2:45:00 PM
Thank you Thank you Thank you Thank you David I would give anything just exactly like you said to chat to him on the same wavelength about poetry. Cheers