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This Is Not Good-bye

As you close your eyes
And your last breath is gone
In the many lives you’ve touched
Your love light lives on

Yes, there will be a void
Where you used to be
But I know it’s you
In the sunrise I now see

Your spirit ever brighter
Your touch all the more you
You’re in the depths of my heart
Even the sunset shines of you too

In time I will adjust
To knowing life this way
I know God has called you home
As I cherish all your yesterdays

I’ll always remember
The love light in your eye
We’ll see each other again
This is not good-bye

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Guess you could say I'm a self taught poet. I started writing poetry as a means of dealing with the emotions of finding my Birthmother's obituary and grave site after searching for 10 years. I continued writing and over the course of the last 20 years I've become comfortable in how I write. You'll notice I tend to write a lot about nostalgia and old memories. Hey, when you round the corner of 60 years, you start thinking a lot about the past and where you've been. One of my subjects I write about is love, but I try to write of other things too. I've lived on the south shore of Massachusetts for all of my 64 years. But I love all of New England. Aside from writing poetry, I also love photography and have quite a collection of old antique cameras. Baseball, football, muscle cars and car shows are also some of my interests. Not too crazy about Winter. Spring & Summer are my favorite seasons. more…

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