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Words Cannot Express

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A slow turn of her head away from me,
Her eyes gazing at nothing in particular.
She turns back and with a brave face says,
'This may be something really bad.'
'Yes, it may.' I reply.
'It came on so fast. It may get worse real fast.'
'That may be'. I was about to soften my response,
When, tears welling, she whispers haltingly
'I need to talk to you'.
I knew she meant on a deeper level, about life,

And death, and soul-deep companionship…
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Words Cannot Express
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Topic(s) of this poem: dying
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
My Dear Deborah left this world February 11,2015, from ALS.
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Cowboy Ron Williams 20 October 2020

ALS is a horrible disease, but then, any disease that takes away a loved one could be called horrible. I'm so sorry for your loss. Your poem is extremely well-written and a wonderful tribute.

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Pamela Sinicrope 06 October 2015

This is a beautiful piece of prose and a special tribute to your love. I'm so sorry for your loss. This is the first poem I've read of yours and it's beautifully written and expressed.

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Bill Galvin 06 October 2015

Thank you, Pamela. I have begun reading your material, and it is impressive. -BG

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Tan Pratonix 13 September 2015

Amazing. This is high class stuff. You are a master poet. You said everything in those few words; came straight from the heart. I love this. Dear Deborah! Blessings.10

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Bill Galvin 13 September 2015

Tan, I am truly humbled by your appreciation. This was the first poem I wrote about our journey thru the ALS jungle. The one that inspired me to keep writing, for our sake, ultimately for my sake, for my grieving process. I have nothing but great memories about my Dear Deborah. Thanks again. –BG

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Prakhar Mishra 01 June 2015

love is in the air! ! !

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Lyn Paul 01 March 2015

Two incredibly strong people who always were and will be joined as one. A wonderful picture too. Thank you

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