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May 14, 2014

May 14, 2014 He went away, on a beautiful spring day, not a cloud in the sky, and I often wonder why, the weather was so nice and dry, with the flowers all in bloom, and the birds singing their cheerful tune, You see the cancer had invaded his lungs and brain, his vocal chords were paralyzed, it should have rained... Yes, it should have been raining, and cloudy and gray, the day Dad left us, and passed away.

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Date: 3/18/2017 1:38:00 PM
The mood and tone is at its right positions nice work Cheryl....sorry for the lose
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cheryl hoffman
Date: 3/18/2017 4:44:00 PM
Thank you so very much for kind comment and visit Victor!~Che :)
Date: 8/7/2016 10:55:00 PM
Cheryl, exceptionally touching and affecting with exactly the right feeling of irony. The closing four lines are especially/obviously effective. Nice work!
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cheryl hoffman
Date: 8/8/2016 8:46:00 AM
Thanks so much Paul for your visit and kind comment!:)
Date: 6/22/2016 6:15:00 AM
Sorry for your loss love. We worked in a hospice and saw the love and sorrow mixed together. Lovely write. God Bless. D.
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cheryl hoffman
Date: 6/22/2016 8:37:00 AM
Thanks so much Dave, not a day goes by I don't think of my Dad and now worry about my Mom! God Bless! C.
Date: 3/26/2016 2:21:00 AM
cheryl hoffman, a sad read... SKAT
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cheryl hoffman
Date: 3/28/2016 9:24:00 PM
Thank you Skat, it'll be 2 years this May 14th…and June 2nd he would have turned 86 years old. He died while under hospice care at my parents home and I was at the house when he passed away. I knew it was going to happen soon but it just seems so surreal still...
Date: 3/22/2016 7:42:00 PM
im am so sorry. love your poem btw
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Ashley Evans
Date: 5/26/2016 11:03:00 PM
n.p hun.welcome here,glad your here with use
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cheryl hoffman
Date: 3/23/2016 8:00:00 PM
Thank you Ashley; all this is pretty new to me…just started writing after my Dad's death. God Bless!
Date: 3/21/2016 9:40:00 AM
A heartfelt poem, Cheryl....Linda
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cheryl hoffman
Date: 3/23/2016 8:03:00 PM
Thank you Poet Destroyer, it was written from the heart…God Bless!