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His days are numbered

His days are numbered A journey, fate is determined to take my Dad. Old age, ( 94 ), stage four cancer makes me sad. This came across the wires on Friday’s phone call. My thoughts, bring to this reality, this may be all. His last words, three thousand miles away, I hear. They now become the grit for my greatest fear. His face, his humour, his spirit will not be around for my grandsons wedding, when I am in town. I pray that the coming of this July, tears do not cloud, make for a blue sky. Shroud the essence behind my third eye, filling my hours with tears, as I cry, for the loss of my Father, rising to meet his Mother. B. J. “A ” 2 April 9th, 2018

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Date: 4/13/2018 11:46:00 PM
Sad when they leave us. I am getting up in years now myself, and everyday is a gift. More of my friends and loved ones have passed away than remain. We really worry more about those we leave behind than ourselves, having long ago made peace with our parting though often the process painful. Very lovely tribute to obviously a wonderful father. Excellent write.
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William J. Jr. Atfield
Date: 4/16/2018 1:29:00 PM
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Wm. J. Atfield Jr. bja2mgmenter@gmail.com Sunday, April 15th, 2018 at 11:29 AM Thank you Joe DiMino, for expressing your empathy, for stopping by and for your comments. I too am “ getting up in years ” (( 75 )) and have now lost eight members of the human race within the past nine months. Four family and four friends, friends for as long as sixty years and as little as forty years. Thank you especially for “ Very lovely tribute to obviously a wonderful father. ”, and “ Excellent write.” . B. J. “A” 2 {{ Bill . }}
Date: 4/9/2018 8:20:00 PM
A beautiful tribute, William. Well done.
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William J. Jr. Atfield
Date: 4/10/2018 11:54:00 AM
Wm. J. Atfield Jr. bja2mgmenter@gmail.com Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 at 9:54 AM Thank you Line Gauthier, for stopping by and reading my stuff !!! Thank you for the thinking that my stuff is “ A beautiful tribute, ”, and “ Well done. ” Wow !!!, I see how prolific you have been and in less than two years on poetry soup. Quite an accomplishment !!! Keep up the good work !!! B. J. “A” 2 {{ Bill . }}