Category Archives: Family

I hold her tight

I hold her tight This girl of mine, For fear that she might fall; For fear that with a looser grip She’d not be here at all. I kiss her boo boos, Wipe her tears, Shoulder worries, Combat fears, I … Continue reading

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Sleepy Snuggles

Just one more cuddle? You plead, before you sleep; There is *always* time

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Rest Well Mindy x 

Another baby Gone too soon; you were so loved And always will be. [less than a week after losing Bella, our darling 12-year-old Mindy passed away today]

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Bye bye Bella

You burnt so bright But far too briefly, Bella. Brave. Beloved. Gone.

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Healing Hold

If I could take your pain away I would. I’d wear it, aching, shaking, But relieved. If I could know That your pain was no more. For now I’ll hold you close To help you heal.

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Bed Time [Haiku]

Then it was bed time. Her dreams were big, flamboyant Though her frame was small.

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With You

Without you I am nothing But when with you I am whole. How is it that Your hand in mine Can plug my leaking soul? Why is it that I love you? Why is it that you care? And why … Continue reading

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