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A Decade Of Life (For Mabel)

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Your intricacies, fearfully and wonderfully wrought so well,
Sweet child, sweet daughter, greatly priced pearl,
You're a darling, a sweetheart, my dearest ‘Mabel',
Like your name, prayer born - meaning ‘Beautiful Girl'.
And that endless innocence in your scintillating eyes,
Each time I cup your face in my palm,
Fails not, that ‘in depth love' to catch me by surprise,
For your essence and your presence is my life's balm.
Your life's my very breath because you are my heart,
Though time beaten, these faculties, limbs and grey,

Yet that smile rekindles in me like a burning spark,
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Saturday, June 8, 2019
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©Joe Anthony Ryngksai./17.6.2016/
Poetry of a Tribal Heart™
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Chinedu Dike 01 August 2019

Heartfelt rendition in a fine and lofty verse with rhythmic splendour. A beautiful tribute to an awesome child. Remain blessed, Joshua.

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