Edward Hammer

Rookie (1-4-1949 / New Jersey)

What Made My Life - Poem by Edward Hammer

This emptiness I cannot hide
I wish so she were by my side
Try I may to fill that void
With things that we had both enjoyed

But memories cannot replace
A gentle smile or warm embrace
Or things we shared and talked about
The things I need, I am without

I hoped that time would help me see
That life goes on in memory
Though memories don’t make a life
What made my life, was my wife

Comments about What Made My Life by Edward Hammer

  • Brian Jani (5/5/2014 5:23:00 PM)

    great tribute, I.like it (Report)Reply

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  • (5/25/2005 1:00:00 PM)

    What a beautiful tribute to your wife. I'm not sure how you 'lost' her.....divorce/death, but, it is very obvious you love her very much. Very touching. sincerely, Mary (Report)Reply

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  • (5/25/2005 8:25:00 AM)

    Edward, You did it man. This is a beautiful poem. Loved it. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 25, 2005

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