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I That's When A Man Becomes A Man

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    Maringi Noa Nga Roimata

    When I watched you leave this world , the part of me that sang died also. You took my heart with you , and I only ever wished to be with you for years afterwards Dad. I remember you telling me when you knew you were dying , to hold my head up , and keep it up , that you would...
    KiwigirlAnj KiwigirlAnj 36-40, F 5 Responses Dec 30, 2009

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    The Gardener's Hands.

      The Gardener's Hands. Rough , yet with the gentlest of touch , you tended your garden.Your purpose , unwavering , in the light of your job , here , to show the world , without ever caring for it's arrows fired against you , the planting of the seed , the...
    KiwigirlAnj KiwigirlAnj 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 6, 2010

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    One More Year

     I remember the day , always will.Another day , like any other , yet realization was to dawn on me this particular day.I arose early , completed my daily chores , had breakfast.Wondered what you we're doing Dad , since I had not been to visit you in so long ; and decided to...
    KiwigirlAnj KiwigirlAnj 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2010

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    Real

                     When a hill is just a hill                  And not another one to climb                  When one kiss in a thousand  ...
    KiwigirlAnj KiwigirlAnj 36-40, F 21 Responses Oct 26, 2009

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    Beloved

    You were a man of few words Dad. Your sons' were the ones to hear the least of them , yet knew , had you the words to say , the one word ringing in their memories would be Beloved. David's birthday has come around once again , and for some reason he gave me the birthday card you...
    KiwigirlAnj KiwigirlAnj 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 20, 2009

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