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Some Words On My Mother's Passing

You gave me life Love Estranged In the end Cancer Friend I didn't lose But gained you circa 2005

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Date: 3/23/2019 12:08:00 PM
Absolutely beautiful Maureen. Feelings well shared. To lose is to gain. To end is to begin. But no matter what alternative universe one might live in; the feelings are the same.
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Date: 9/21/2017 8:28:00 PM
I love the subtlety of this poem which leaves us with the taste of all that gamut of emotions.
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Date: 6/19/2017 5:31:00 AM
You word it well, Maureen
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 6/20/2017 8:19:00 PM
Thank you kindly :) mo
Date: 4/26/2017 12:27:00 AM
Hugs for you, ma mo. Such small poem, such deep meaning.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 4/26/2017 6:22:00 AM
:) thank you Darren xomo! So few words, yet a decade before it was finished lol
Date: 4/19/2017 5:38:00 AM
No matter the briefness, and no matter the distance, true love defies all odds. Those that truly love, will never forget - because they that were truly loved ..shall never be forgotten! God bless.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 4/19/2017 8:35:00 AM
I hope you have that published somewhere :) that is beautiful, thank you Robert xomo
Date: 4/15/2017 9:48:00 PM
I share the grief you expressed in this short poem my friend. Such can only come from a loving heart.. A7 and a fav...
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 4/16/2017 7:33:00 AM
I am touched by your gentle words and honoured, thank you Robert. (wow & :) xomo
Date: 4/12/2017 9:15:00 AM
You call upon an army of emotions to come forth from their slumber and carry you through this ordeal. An outpouring of emotions that surges up from the heart and splashes against the page. Emile.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 4/16/2017 7:35:00 AM
Oh wow Emile, thank you, I am graced by your kind words. Thank you, thank you again :) xomo
Date: 4/6/2017 9:58:00 PM
This poem is a beautiful tribute that says it all Mo! May your Mom rest in peace as well as your forgiving heart Mo! My condolences & hugs~Che :)
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 4/16/2017 7:34:00 AM
Ty Cheryl :) xomo!
Date: 4/4/2017 9:37:00 PM
The very disease that claimed her life helped you get closer to her, and forgive. I was deeply touched when I first read this yesterday but I was not sure that I was understanding it right. You have a beautiful heart Maureen and your poem says it all :) Amitiés
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 4/5/2017 5:52:00 AM
Merci mon ami :) xomo
Date: 4/3/2017 8:51:00 PM
I'm so glad y'all had the chance to make things right before she passed. Life is short and beautiful and precious just like this poem. Awesome job Mo!
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 4/4/2017 6:55:00 AM
Me too Prentice, I carpe diemed it! :) Thank you for your lovely kind words. Peace Darlin! xomo
Date: 4/3/2017 12:42:00 PM
Such sorrow and joy in this poem, Maureen. My mother died four years ago, it seems like yesterday sometimes. But just like you, the fond memories brightens our spirit. A loving tribute to your mother. I was touched deeply. Love and peace to you always.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 4/3/2017 1:52:00 PM
Thank you Freddie. I know it's weird to consider cancer a gift, but it gave us the opportunity to connect, she didn't want to, I insisted. We were both healed by the experience and I had the chance to forgive her, which I believe she needed most of all. Bless you dear xomo