Larry Schreckengost

Gold Star - 5,413 Points (1958 / Canton, Ohio)

My Sister's Watch - Poem by Larry Schreckengost

Leaning against a maple red
Breathing crisp fall air
I strain to see through lighted window pane
And ever-present tear
My sister's vigil for our father dear
Marking gentler times, past and near
She lay to rest anxiety
Calms his hidden fears
Then shows appreciation, for his paternal years
With muted dignity, he accepts his fate
All that love him now await
But if his loss were daughter dear
On this, my thoughts are clear
He would rip the devil from the fiery lake
And wild and crazy promises make!
Then hold his daughter oh so near
Whispering softly to her ear
The tender words she longed to hear

Topic(s) of this poem: lost father, love and life, siblings

Comments about My Sister's Watch by Larry Schreckengost

  • Anil Kumar Panda (12/9/2018 9:38:00 AM)

    Beautiful dedication to the sister. Touching and full of warmth. Loved it. Thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

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  • Jazib Kamalvi (11/24/2018 9:10:00 PM)

    Very impressive write, Larry Schreckengost. You may like to read my poem, Love And Iust. Thank you. (Report)Reply

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  • Larry Schreckengost (4/24/2018 6:06:00 PM)

    Dedicated to my sister Debbie, the heart and soul of our family. All my love (Report)Reply

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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (4/23/2018 1:51:00 AM)

    Dear Larry, such a touching and heartwarming write👍👍👍 (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 22, 2018

Poem Edited: Saturday, December 8, 2018

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