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A Birthday Tribute To A Friend ~ Gone But Never Forgotten

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I'm sitting and I'm thinking
every moment of today
missing you my friend
only wishing I could say
Happy Birthday once again
as I had for many years
but now its sent to Heaven
while I cry so many tears

You were a man of many talents
you could draw anyone with ease
you created and the end result
was a gift so sure to please

You aimed for true perfection
anything less just would not do
any mistakes would need correction
needed or not, but that was you.

So many years of fun times
I can not believe they now are gone
I miss you more than words can say
thought your legacy still lives on

I miss your smile I miss your ways
a heart of gold beneath the haze
I hope you know how thankful
I was to have you there for me
always opening your home and heart
a true friend you would always be

So today let me say Happy Birthday
with sadness but little regret
to let you know I miss what was
one of the greatest guys I ever met.
A Birthday Tribute to David Sr.
a friend lost but never forgotten ♥

This poem was written in memory of one of my closest friends on what would have been his birthday. One that is missed and forever loved.
Chinedu Dike 08 October 2019
A lovely tribute well articulated and nicely brought forth from the heart. A passionate poem with strong emotions. Thanks for sharing, Dee.
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So simple and average terms, yet they touch and cares the very bottom of hearts fondly. Thanks very much for sharing.X
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Loke Kok Yee 23 March 2016
such a lovely poem can only come from the heart beautifully written now a piece of art thanks for sharing- full marks
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Bursting with a beauty that is both thoughtful and touching!
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Lyn Paul 23 July 2013
Pain can be slowly healed by pen and paper with memories to cherish forever. Thank you.
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Heather Wilson 30 December 2012
Such a wonderful poem as this could only be written by someone with thoughtfulness and kindness to the depth of their soul.
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Robert Beck 22 December 2012
He was truly blessed to have a friend such as you that remembers him and his wonderful qualities and character in such a loving way. A beautiful written poem.
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Dave Walker 04 November 2012
A fantastic poem and a great tribute, really like it.
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Valerie Dohren 09 September 2012
Very beautiful write Dee and a great tribute to your friend - very well written and expressed.
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