Poems for Grandfather, Dad
Memories Live Forever
Dear ones come and just go by
Never will they come again howsoever we may try
When they leave they bring so many tears
Because we had a relationship strengthened over years
They make deep impressions on the heart
In a short while they are miles apart
The distance may be due to death or anger
But everything has ended only in a whimper
For sometime we go insane
Mind is full of sorrow and pain
All this doesnt bring end of life
We have to live and constantly strive
Why had they come if they had to go
Just to impart love for a day or so
People die and reltionships end
Life is not just borrow and lend
Deep within there remains a gap
Which gradually heals in time's lap
We pick up the shedded leaves and start again
Sorrow slows and there is joy again
As there are moments to cherish both sweet and sour
Of all those happy moments and hours
For memories never break those ties
Till a person dies..
Dear Dad in Heaven
Dear Dad in Heaven
I sit here and i ponder how very much
I'd like to talk to you today
There are so many things
That we didn't get to say
I know how much you care for me
And how much I care for you,
And each time that I think of you
I know you'll miss me too.
An angel came and called your name
And took you by the hand and said
Your place was ready in Heaven, far above . . .
And you had to leave behind,
all though you dearly loved
You had so much to live for, you had so much to do . . .
It still seemed impossible, that God was taking you.
And though your life on earth is past,
n Heaven it starts anew
You'll live for all eternity, just as God has promised you.
And though you've walked through Heaven's gate
We are never far apart
For each time that we think of you,
You CanYou can shed tears
that he is gone.
Or you can smile because he lived.
You can close your eyes and
pray that he will come back.
Or you can open your eyes and
see all that he has left.
Your heart can be empty because
you can't see him.
Or you can be full of the love
that you shared,
You can turn your back on
tomorrow and live for yesterday,
Or you can be happy for tomorrow
because of yesterday.
You can remember him and
only that he is gone.
Or you can cherish his
memory and let it live on,
You can cry, close your mind,
be empty, and turn your back.
Or you can do what he would
have wanted, smile, open your
eyes, love and move on.
SadnessSeparation from the one you love
Is hard on everyone It can't be meant as part of life
Until each life is done
The only journey each should take
To spend much time apart
Is when one of the two must die
And break the other's heart.
Dying isn't something to be taken lightly
It means the end of all
That we have worked for on this earth
It means that time was small
But it also means the start of life
If what we're taught is true
So you'll be with the one you loved
And others will be there too.
We're taught that everyone obtains
The goal I just spoke of
Cause a life was lost so that we
Might live in peace and love.
But death and lonliness are still hard
You don't want to be alone
You need the one you love the most
To have near and not a bone
No matter what we are taught
When that one person dies
A fuller heaven doesn't make up
For the broken heart and ties
So make the most of what you have
For someday it must end
The beauty you share in your life span
Will not heartache mend.
–John Barton Dodge
Daddy Loves YouDo not cry for me when I must go, for heaven waits for me. I got here fine and oh it is grand, there is so much here to see. The Father met me at the gate while you watched me wilt and die. You could not see but all around were angels by your side.
They told me when I go they would care for you. With my body in such pain it was all that I could do. I told you before I left I didn’t want to die, but I hae never been so happy. Don’t see it as good-bye.
I have no more pain and the love here is great. I got a brand new body when I walked through the gate. So do not weep any more for God is holding my hand, and when you close you eyes to sleep and reach the promise land, I will meet you at the gate when the Father guides you through. Until I see you once again, remember “I Love You.”
"Entangled Within the Nature of Things"