Jeffrey SpahrSummers

Rookie (01/26/60 / Colorado Springs)

Father and Son


And so I carry you this last time
To your exhausted bed of death
Where words of hope faith fear
Lock our eyes in a final salute
Silent thoughts and old wishes
Driving us to a familiar silence
No need to speak these words
The private ones never once
Uttered in our lifetime together

Submitted: Sunday, June 05, 2005
Edited: Monday, May 10, 2010

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