PAPA

PAPA

 

I felt you weeping today. 
As you listen to the song

      that life has given you to play....

 

The colors of the day
Have drifted away

From bright yellow, pale blue and pink. 

Now you sit and wonder what to think.

 

Your days become long nights. 

Of dark shadows, grays and muddy whites....

 

You feel the road that stands before you. 

With darkness and pain you never knew.

Empty and lonely. 
I'm here for you only.

To hold you beneath the pale moonlight. 
And kiss your cheek all through the night....

 

As Papa's end nears.
Your heart embraces the inevitable tears. 
It's life's passage. 
Unavoidable baggage....

 

Your love will travel from here to eternity. 
What is left behind to embrace

      are memories and serenity....
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9-07-2020 

This poem is about: 
Me
My family
Our world

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