colin thornton

Always In Our Hearts

Always IN OUR HEARTS: You 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 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 and close your mind be empty and
turn your back,
Or you can do what he would want:
smile, open your eyes, love and go on.If I only had five minutes the day you passed away,
I would have had time to tell you all the things I needed to say.
I never got to tell you how much you mean to me,
Or that you were the best dad, better than any man could be.
The last time that I talked to you
I wish I would have known.
I would have said I love you,
and kept you on the phone.
If I only had five minutes,
the morning you passed away,
I’d give you one last hug so tight and see your great big smile.
I’d tell you that I don’t think I could live without you but god did not give me that opportunity. So If dreams weren’t dreams and dreams came true,
I wouldn’t be here I’d be with you.
Distance is one thing that keeps us apart,
But dad you will always remain in my heart. The loss of your father no matter how old you are changes your life forever. Your dad is your protector who keeps you safe and secure. You never really get over the loss, you learn to live with the loss and he is never far from your thoughts.

Topic(s) of this poem: heartache

Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 13, 2015

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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (12/13/2015 6:56:00 AM)

    You can smile at all time. Very amazing sharing with wise mind. Fantastically drafted and shared.10

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