Hazel Durham


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The Essence Is You


Lover of life, every man dreamt of you being his wife,
Long blond hair shimmering in the sunlight,
A golden face, forever smiling,
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This poem is a tribute to Fiona Pender who went missing from her home in Tullamore, County Offaly, Ireland sixteen years ago. Remembering Fiona and all the other women who are still missing in Ireland.

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  • Khairul Ahsan (5/30/2014 12:00:00 PM)

    'Suspicions, hearsay and rumours abound,
    Forces unknown had swallowed you up,
    No trace remains of the flower that was you, ' - You have realistically captured the scene and the effects of the disappearance.
    Best wishes... (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar (9/12/2013 12:03:00 PM)

    Congratulations Hazel...
    A Deep and Touching tribute to Fiona and missing Souls....
    Beautifully penned.....Loved reading it. ++++10 (Report) Reply

  • Anthony Di''anno (9/12/2013 9:04:00 AM)

    A tragic tale tenderly tended.
    You are a very talented writer Hazel. Your work always brings depth and sensitivity. Poemhunter is all the better for having you :) (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (9/20/2012 6:43:00 AM)

    an outstanding, beautiful and nice composition.Your tribute to Fiona Pender made her ever to remember. She may be ur frnd.but whenever any one will read this poem, your frnd will come in picture. great write. i have the tribute to her by writing this comment. (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Seale (9/20/2012 2:21:00 AM)

    Hazel, your words touched many, including me. I have to wonder... did you know her? What was her name?
    She will not be forgotten... for your words have made her a beautiful fixture in time. Great Ink Hazel! ; -)
    -Kelly. (Report) Reply

  • Besa Dede (9/13/2012 7:37:00 PM)

    Beautiful ode in memory of those who go missing, whose souls restlessly linger in the agony of whether one day they'll be close to their dear ones. Sad poem.
    ~Besa (Report) Reply

  • Savita Tyagi (9/13/2012 12:37:00 PM)

    Beautiful heart felt tribute. In the moments of helplessness against the cruelty of life sadness takes over. (Report) Reply

  • Philo Yan (9/13/2012 1:50:00 AM)

    It's sad, cruel and tragic for the families of the missing person. Not knowing if their loved one is alive or dead. Your tribute to these unfortunate people is most heartfelt and deep.

    Thank you for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Jasbir Chatterjee (9/13/2012 12:14:00 AM)

    Lovely poem...why did so many women go missing? I am curious to know. were they kidnapped, murdered, pr pulled into terrorist organizations? (Report) Reply

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