Alison Mary Dunn

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The Wee Small Hours - Poem by Alison Mary Dunn

Late into the night & the wee small hours
We’d raise our glasses and toast to life
While heaven and earth evoked their powers
We’d deliberate o’er all trouble and strife

Two minds never were so at one & in tune
And we savoured each moment we shared
While your words gave me comfort
Your smile gave me hope
The stars and the moon knew we cared

Dearest friend & dear father I thank you for this
With your wisdom I sing with my heart
You have taught me to love
And to live and let live
Accepting that someday we’d part

Regrets are out weighed by the moments we shared
Now a cluster of memories in time
Bless the ‘wee small hours’ that I spent with you
Bless those hours of yours and mine.

Comments about The Wee Small Hours by Alison Mary Dunn

  • (6/15/2009 9:30:00 PM)

    Those wee small hours have been woven into the tapestry
    of your memory forever. Your father is there in that place
    where clocks have no power.10/10

    Warmest regards,


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  • (4/16/2008 11:42:00 PM)

    This poem aches with warmth and Scottishness. Love the word 'wee' - so much better than small or little. Your poem is rich with smiles and fond memories of a man who lived his truth without bullshit. He sounds like quite a dad. love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, October 29, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, October 30, 2010

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