Category Archives: mourning

When Death Came From The Sky

WHEN DEATH CAME FROM THE SKY The morning sparkled like a gem the air was warm and dry it was a nearly perfect day when death, came from the sky. On the eleventh of September in the year two thousand-one, … Continue reading

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Mr. Weber Died

    This poem is based on a true event of this past week, for no apparent reason the title (exactly as shown) appeared in my mind while I was futilely attempting to get to sleep. I only wish that … Continue reading

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Twenty-Two Vets

     The Boston Red Sox and New Balance Footwear inc. along with a large variety of  other sponsors (too numerous to mention here) are again hosting the “Run to Home Base” road race challenge on July 25, 2015  for the … Continue reading

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The Gold Star Mother

     A few days ago a good blogging buddy of mine (Carl D’Agostino of: “I Know I Made You Smile”)* inspired the following poem, when he published the post: “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 2015: Mother’s Day”** in which he … Continue reading

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A Hero Comes Home

A Hero Comes Home The whistle echoed throughout the hills, long before the train appeared. That let us know that you were home, and soon, that we’d stand near. * Not long ago you left us here, to seek your … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Gift

     My mother, Marie Downing, died on May 9th, 2009 just before Mother’s Day. I wrote this poem in her honor shortly thereafter. Every word of it is the truth. May she rest in peace amongst the angels.      I would like to … Continue reading

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When Death Came From The Sky

     September 11, 2001, “The World Trade Center.”  REMEMBER!! WHEN DEATH CAME FROM THE SKY The morning sparkled, like a gem, the air was warm and dry, it was a nearly, perfect day, when death, came from the sky.  * … Continue reading

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