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BRAVADO

I used to be brave, But that was just carelessness. Now, I fear death you know, the blackness beyond the light. My child and discovery, Going hand in hand. She’s two now, And is always smiling.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 1/24/2019 10:25:00 AM
We want to grab life for all its worth when holding the hand of a child! I can almost hear you gulp as you think of her.
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Date: 1/11/2019 3:54:00 AM
Ah, a two-year-old. Nothing cuter in the whole world unless it is twin two-year-olds. I am sending love to both of you, and her mother, thinking of how wonderful your life is now. Live every minute you can through her eyes; she sees more than we ever could, socialized like we are. "always smiling" even upon awakening I dare guess.
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Date: 12/5/2018 12:38:00 AM
I love this, David!
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Date: 11/27/2018 6:00:00 PM
so thoughtful this is. I love the way you so deeply reflect with brevity.
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Date: 11/27/2018 8:43:00 AM
One needs not write page long poems in order to pass on a message or emotions, David; you ably manage that with economy of words. The comparison/contrast between you and your child makes a lot of sense. Regards // paul
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Date: 11/26/2018 5:12:00 PM
Wow, love this meaningful poem, so deep, and the message is powerful..
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Date: 11/26/2018 2:38:00 PM
Children don't usually have the same fears we do, and their innocence allows them to enjoy life more. Enjoy your time with your little girl. You are still brave, David. Most people have fears about death. For some, faith helps to alleviate the fears. Your poem is quite profound and understated. Excellent!
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