Colin Ian Jeffery
Redhill Hospital
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Days With My Father

Rating: 5.0
Days with my father were high and royal
Rich with laughter and family joy
That made my brother and myself the men we became
He was a single parent after my mother left home
Worked hard, never doubting while raising two sons
With love and understanding, always there for them.
Now, I try daily to be as much like him as possible
Graceful gentle soul loving all God's creation
Ever thankful for the blessings bestowed.
Oh, such memories of him for me to cherish
Times blessed and fruitful for my growing soul.
Knowing the man he was, enthroned in my heart.
Who taught me to have values and faith in Jesus Christ
Be loving, and always putting others before myself.
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Sylvia Frances Chan 01 March 2021
I am very happy that you are posting here on Poem Hunter. I have read your name many times, but time did not allow me to give comments on the submitted poems. But now I am able, I make time especially for my friends on PH I know on PH. God's Blessings in Abundance for you!
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Sylvia Frances Chan 01 March 2021
5 Stars, dear Colin! Tears are rolling on my cheeks while reading your poem. I love this confessional poem very much and I hve greatest respect for your late father who raised two sons alone! This is a most beauteous Ode I wver read, Colin!
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Deluke Muwanigwa 01 March 2021
A great ode. Fathers usually get the bash mothers stealing the show. Nice role change.
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Sylvia Frances Chan 01 March 2021
Greatest Ode I ever read in a poem site, Ode for your beloved father. Truly a man sent by God. I just know all these, dear Colin, I know you longer than today, but these words in this poem I just know them now.
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Varsha M 28 February 2021
This is beautiful ode to your father and his nursing. A salute from my side for his parentship.
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