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POEM-The Lights Of Christmas
« on: December 16, 2008, 01:59:20 PM »
The Lights Of Christmas
By: John Plourde

The lights of Christmas this year are not shining bright,
The pain of missing you is hurting again tonight.

I can’t help ask, how this can be so final and true,
Your death now almost three years still feels so raw and new.

Watching other children filled with wonder and glee,
Brings back those painful reminders of what will never be.

Watching the happy children always remind me of you,
No matter where I go, without you, I can’t help but feel blue.

I miss sharing the joy of the Christmas season with you,
As I kneel by your headstone, I just don’t know what to do.

The tears of this never-ending pain fall from my aching eyes,
I am so angry; I will NEVER have an answer to WHY?

Your death has changed me forever; I will never be the same,
I will say your name as my tears glisten in your candle’s flame.

Danielle Marie as I look to the bright stars in the winter sky,
I feel your gentle kiss on my cheek as I again, begin to cry.

I know on Christmas day, you will be in my heart.
I know each day I hold you close, we will never be apart.



Your Loving Daddy,




©2008
Wishing You All Continuous Comfort & Peace,
John-Danielle Marie’s Daddy
1/4/95-2/20/06 (head trauma-motor vehicle accident)
“Her friendship was an inspiration, her love a blessing”

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Re: POEM-The Lights Of Christmas
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2008, 02:51:56 PM »
Oh John - your poem is so beautiful it brings tears to my eyes.. thinking of you and your sweet Danielle Marie.. as this difficult season continues.. holding you in my heart..

hugs and luv,
Karen
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Re: POEM-The Lights Of Christmas
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2008, 04:39:38 PM »
John,

Your poem is beautiful.  Wishing you peace on this journey and sending you strength for the difficult days ahead.

Missing our children so very much,
Jeanne
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Re: POEM-The Lights Of Christmas
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2008, 05:48:46 PM »
That is a beautiful poem. You words are so full of pain. I am so sorry.
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Re: POEM-The Lights Of Christmas
« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2008, 06:40:33 PM »
Oh John,

These words born of love and pain just touched my heart. And once again, I cry.

Holding you close and sending my love,
Terry

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Re: POEM-The Lights Of Christmas
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2008, 09:17:10 PM »
john,
what a beautiful poem very touching
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Re: POEM-The Lights Of Christmas
« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2008, 09:48:27 PM »
O-John;
   I pray for our peace and look forward to the day we will reunite with our loved ones.

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Re: POEM-The Lights Of Christmas
« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2008, 07:10:23 AM »
John.  Your poem is wonderful.  Thank you for expressing your feelings in such a talented way.
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Re: POEM-The Lights Of Christmas
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2008, 04:07:19 PM »
Beautiful...

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Re: POEM-The Lights Of Christmas
« Reply #9 on: December 21, 2008, 01:27:44 PM »
Thankyou John for opening up and letting us see your pain. rare to see a father open up like that.
We are strong and we will go on, albeit a huge whole in our chest where something is missing.

Merry Christmas mate.

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Re: POEM-The Lights Of Christmas
« Reply #10 on: December 21, 2008, 02:36:23 PM »
A beautiful poem for a beautiful girl. sending hugs  Lavonne