Visiting A Friend

February 9, 2009
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I Walked Into The Ancient Resthome
Old, Blank, Staring
Old, Wierd, Gross

I Tried To Talk To My Adoptive Grandparent
Old, Smelly, Grouchy
Old, Mean, Stubborn

I Soon Left But Could Not Leave The Image
Again, Again I Went Back To Visit His Wisdom
Old, So Very Old
But So Very Wize
And So Interesting

He Became Less Stubborn
Old Became Fun, Wildly
Entertaining
Old Became Funny, Filled With
Laughter

We Became Friends, My Adoptive Grandparent
Old Became Wise, Inspiring
Friendly And Full Of Kindness
Soon Both Less Lonely With Life

Now Thirty Years Later I Am Older
My Friend Mr. David Has Passed On

But His Wisdom Continues To Impact My Life Today!
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Sid Says said...
Feb. 24, 2009 at 3:45 am
Excellent Poem

It Made Me Laugh, Then It Made Me Think, Then It Moved Me To Action.

I Can Think Of No Greater Compliment For A Poem

Great Job!
 
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