RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Gold Star - 13,856 Points (October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

A Father


Quietly grieving within, a father who was always there with a ready smile or sound advice.
Already missing his presence in my life, I wander through long days, trying to make sense of death's insistence.
It just doesn't add up, it's not logical in earthly senses.
A deepening sorrow touches my heart and soul, leaving me left with an emptiness, filled with tears of love for the man who was always there for me and our family.

Submitted: Monday, February 25, 2013
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Wrote this poem for a person I know who's father had died, and coincidentaly, it just so happened, that another gentleman, whom I know, his father has died recently.

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