Poems by Iola Zaan

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  • Heaven, Invitation Only

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    • Posted on 08/15/18
    People Suicidal Due To Pain And Illness

    in STOP Suicide Poems

    Heaven - Invitation Only

    You climbed this stairway once before
    That day you knocked on heaven's door

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  • Goodbye Queen Of Hearts

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    • Posted on 02/05/18
    Elegy For Princess Diana

    in In Memory Poems

    The girl was once a nursery nurse, quite shy, yet full of life,
    Well, destiny had plans for her, to become a prince's wife.
    And so the shy Diana became a blushing bride
    A captivating beauty with a prince right by her side

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  • Plenty To Smile About

    • Published: October 7, 2018
    The Wonderful Things About Children

    in Children Poems

    We recall the things our children used to say
    For example from our daughter "I just want my hodalays"
    We smile at the many times they use a phrase
    And lots of other quirky things, on happy days

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  • LEST WE FORGET

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    • Posted on 10/27/18
    Remembrance Day

    in Short Poems

    LEST WE FORGET

    On barren land on western field
    Where only sadness war can yield

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  • Missing Nana

    • Published: October 7, 2018
    Why A Young Child Attend Should A Grandparent's Funeral

    in Grandmother Death Poems

    Some might say, "my dearest child",
    "You did not know her long"
    So is it time that measures love?
    And wouldn't that be wrong?

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  • Nonsense Needs You

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    • Posted on 05/19/18
    It's Simply Firsta Nonsense Poem

    in Rhyming Poems

    Did you ever not go to a place you don't know
    And were sure you should visit there more
    Did you ever once feel that a place is not real
    And yet know that you've been there before

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  • TWO MOTHERS

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    • Posted on 01/27/19
    Scattering Of Ashes

    in Loss of Father Poems

    I am here as a mother, my husband's here too
    And most of you here, I'm related to you
    I came here today at the front of your thoughts
    As you all gather here for a ritual of sorts

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  • Our Wonderful Dad

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    • Posted on 12/17/18
    Acknowledgement Of Father When Terminally Ill

    in Loss of Father Poems

    Our Wonderful Dad

    I recall at the age of approximately four
    That I skipped by your side to the grocery store

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  • In Memory Of Dad

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    • Posted on 03/19/19
    In Honour Of A Loving Parent

    in Loss of Father Poems

    You read the last poem, but have since passed away
    So the tense has to change, but the sentiments stay
    You were such a good father to all of us three
    The very best father a person could be

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  • Life's Gifts

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    • Posted on 07/13/18
    Blessings Of Life And End Of Life Peace

    in Dying Poems

    We asked all the angels to take you from harm,
    So now you sleep soundly, all peaceful and calm
    But oh how we miss you, our loss is their gain
    There's sunshine in heaven but on earth only rain

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