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Think what you will about what I say but,

heed my advice and remember to pray,

spend time with kids, that is for sure,

and always think as you go through that door.

My daughter Sachiko Jessica [7-9-79 to 9-9-79]

I still speak with her every day.

I kiss her goodnight, two months to the day, and prepare the van, for an overnight stay. The plan is, a family trip to the shore No thought of regret, can't open that door Hours had passed, when I heard my wife's cry, I rushed to that cry, so to nullify The fear in her eye's, I saw from the door, directing me toward, the horror she saw Then I'm inside, on my baby's right side, I see she's blue, and I know what to do The soldier inside, is trained to save lives I pumped her chest, and gave her my breath I got on the line, all while keeping time, rescue arrives and, I hear SHE'S ALIVE! We fly outside, to follow her ride, lights flash emergency, on the outside There is no time to spare, when we arrived, we rush through the door, to be by her side I Pray that my daughter, fought and survived, no words spoken, I can see from Doc's eye's My heart hits the floor, and breaks deep inside, facing my wife, I can tell her no lies We dropped at the door, our daughters no more, for she didn't survive, this ambulance ride Now she's our Angel, we know this inside My family now four, will have to abide
For picture frame contest

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011




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Date: 11/17/2016 2:10:00 AM
Nice one +255 718 876 671 let's get in contact via whatsapp
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Date: 11/16/2016 11:50:00 AM
This brought tears to my eyes, amazing write, I know what it feels like to lose a child
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Date: 11/16/2016 8:54:00 AM
So sad! Sorry for your loss though so long ago. I know someone who lost their daughter at five. They still cry. I think they always will. Wonderful write, Tom.
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Date: 8/12/2012 10:45:00 PM
excellent poem from a great poet!!! I like it and congratulations!!!
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Date: 3/20/2012 5:44:00 PM
Griping to the last word. Great piece. Congrats on your win.
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Date: 12/22/2011 6:33:00 AM
Congratulations on your super placement in Sidney~LeeAnn's "Picture Frame~moment" contest Tom. Love, Carol
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Date: 12/12/2011 10:10:00 PM
Tom, this is so sad. Congrats on your win and god bless your angel.
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Date: 12/12/2011 10:33:00 AM
Congratulations on your placement in Frank's "A History Of One Day" contest Tom. Love, Carol
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Date: 12/10/2011 9:39:00 AM
Congrats Tom on your wonderful win in the contest.
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Date: 12/10/2011 5:47:00 AM
Congratulations on your win. x
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