Treasure Island

David Blair


Seeing A Friend Off


I sat beside him
-a friend dying.
I held his hand
but it seemed
he was unaware
of who his
last Earthly
contact was.

In a hospital bed
busy staff on
other tasks.
No blame on
them.Only
I could see
him off-
Where?

Submitted: Wednesday, June 04, 2014

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  • Susan Lacovara (6/4/2014 6:50:00 PM)

    It is a true friend that stays til the end....I hope you find comfort knowing you gave him a final farewell. Your poem speaks softly, and sweetly to my soul. Scripted with such truth, it stirs in my heart. PEACE (Report) Reply

    David Blair (6/5/2014 5:09:00 PM)

    Thank you for kind words.His cancer hell ended at near midnight.

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