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for Jill

with gentleness I resurrect your face of porcelain
with numbness I restrain my eyes from weeping
with heartbrokenness I say goodbye
and although we never met, I feel as tho we shared
we shared a love of laughter, we shared a common thread
we shared a drink together, as we celebrated friends
I cannot compare your life to mine, and yet I do it all the time
I wonder now, how many times my life was too in danger
I wonder why I all too kindly, bent the rules for strangers
I would linger long and pour my petals on your grave
for you deserve the sweet perfume of every single age
and if by chance I meet you in the heavens swirling still
I’ll hold a candle to your face and recognise you Jill
I send you all my love and all my heart and hope for peace
That you will not know loneliness but everlasting bliss

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for Jill (Meagher) who recently passed from this life to the next, at the hands of a stranger, who took from her what was not his to take. Sending you my purest love and heartfelt sorrow Jill…..also to Tom and your families…..may you know deepest peace xox

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  • Rocky Loder
    Rocky Loderalmost 2 years ago

    beautiful tribute….may she Rest In Peace….

  • thanks Rocky…may she rest in peace

    – © Karin Taylor

  • JohnDSmith
    JohnDSmithalmost 2 years ago

    Did not know this Jill,….But,..what a nice thing for you to do,…..Lovely poem,…

  • thanks John, I didn’t know Jill either, yet the whole of Australia seems to have felt the tragedy of her death, and Melbourne in particular and many of us here in other states, are mourning the tragic loss of a beautiful young Irish lass, who was just at the beginning of her married life :)

    – © Karin Taylor

  • Dianne  Ilka
    Dianne Ilkaalmost 2 years ago

    This really brought tears to my eyes Karin. I lovely tribute to a lovely woman taken too soon :(

  • Thank you so much Dianne, a sad sad loss and a tragic end to this story :( xx

    – © Karin Taylor

  • Noble Upchurch
    Noble Upchurchalmost 2 years ago

    Strange, I have lived with My emotions all this long while….yet…I still cannot express them…Your tribute seems to take several and mix them beyond description….If I may borrow from You…“Heartfelt Sorrow”….it shouldn’t be this way.

  • Thank you for your lovely kind and heartfelt words Noble, thank you …I hope you find your way through your emotions, it often takes a long time, to go thru the stages of grief. Until now, I couldn’t cry for Jill….it takes time and we have to work thru it at our own pace

    – © Karin Taylor

  • A .
    A .almost 2 years ago

    Rest in Peace JM.

  • RIP Jill, thank you Anna x

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  • Sushikant S.
    Sushikant S.almost 2 years ago

    Really Heart Touching…Very Nice

  • thank you x

    – © Karin Taylor

  • Chris Brunton
    Chris Bruntonalmost 2 years ago

    A beautiful tribute for such a tragic death. Jill was just in the wrong place at the wrong time and it could have been anyone of us. My heart goes out to the family. Rest in Peace Jill.

  • thank you Christina, yes….so true, any one of us, it could have been….hearts are aching for their loss, RIP Jill x

    – © Karin Taylor

  • sandra .
    sandra .almost 2 years ago

    A lovely tribute, Karin…Jillian’s sad story has touched many of us
    Sandra xo

  • thank you, hugs dear Sandra, always stay safe xox

    – © Karin Taylor

  • Adriana Glackin
    Adriana Glackinalmost 2 years ago

    Oh my Karin, I have tears in my eyes. Such a beautiful and reverent tribute ♥

  • it is with such an aching heart I write this dear Adriana, stay safe always my friend xox

    – © Karin Taylor

  • Matt Penfold
    Matt Penfoldalmost 2 years ago

    A very moving tribute Karin. What a sad, senseless and tragic loss that has wrenched the hearts of millions :(

  • thanks dear Matt, I know that words can never bring Jill back, I wish they could… heartachingly sad, this sense of loss…. so many of us are grieving, we all feel the loss of such a beautiful sweet heart…. may her family find peace and Jill know rest…. all we can do now, is grieve and try to look out for each other as much as possible. senseless and tragic. so so sad :(

    – © Karin Taylor

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