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  1. Heaven Sent

    • By Teresa J. Kendall
    • Published: February 2006

    His shoulders are a little slumped now and his back a little bent.
    But to me he looks like he was heaven sent.

    His blue eyes may have glasses to see ...

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  3. Gift Of Life

    • By Tami Harmel
    • Published: December 2008

    No one knows the gift of life
    until it's seen in another's eyes.
    What's he thinking I ask myself,
    from this disease that he was dealt...

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  4. Ode To The Mythical Mother

    • By Mike Smith
    • Published: May 2011
    Son To Mother Poem

    Ode To The Mythical Mother Owed To The Giver Of Life
    Take deep breaths she said to me.
    Where the three worlds did merge,
    Sky and the magic land across the sea....

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  6. A Lament Of The Aging

    Poem About A Changing Body

    I am old,
    So I've been told
    By magazines and TV commercials
    Portraying perfect complexions,

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  7. He Sleeps A Lot

    • By Edward J. Bricker
    • Published: February 2006
    Alzheimer's And Forgetful Father

    He Sleeps A Lot Again,
    He sleeps in his chair.
    This man who does not remember
    that I sat there...

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  8. Last Season Of My Life

    My life has been great for many years
    Because of your love, I have few fears

    As we grow older and the days rush by...

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  10. Silent Day

    • By David Herman
    • Published: September 2008
    A Stillness In My Mind

    Silent Day

    There is stillness in my mind, molecules no longer attract each other.
    I peer inside, the words no longer come to me....

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  11. Loneliness

    • By Kelina E. Mortimore
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem From A Mother Don't Forget Me

    I remember when I could hold your hand in the palm of mine.
    When I held you, you would hold my hair in the palm of your hand.
    When you would sleep you would make sure you had a part of me.
    When you would smile I would cry. ...

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  12. The Lifetime Of A Table

    Nostalgic Poem About When Children Were Young

    the table was fun
    where once games were played
    with children who carried smiles
    the sun shining upon the different grains

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  13. Meeting My New Grandma

    That lady I met in the nursing home,
    she looked so much like Grandma.
    I thought it was her for a while,
    but then she turned around and wasn't wearing a smile....

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