Tara Nugent

(24/01/70 / Belfast)

Father's Day


Father's Day,
Two simple words,
Joy to many,
Pain to many more.

A reminder of hugs missed,
Of kind words to encourage,
And of reprimands escaped,
But mainly of a best friend lost.

Submitted: Saturday, June 15, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 30, 2013
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Is a response to the heartache I feel each year in the 19 years since my dad died on hearing everyone discussing Father's Day.

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