~Listen Sally~

Can you hear?
thank you
Can the soft falling words catch your ear
thank you
through the sobs in your chest
and thoughts that stop your rest
can you hear her whisper lest thank you

It is a mother’s love that holds a fella safe
thank you
then the lover comes and takes his mother’s place
thank you
But the beat of their heart
has kept time from the start
and she’s trusted you to keep up to the pace thank you

Sadly he has no more time with you
to see his dreams and wishes all come true
Grudgingly he must go back
to his mother waiting up the track
But she’s praising God and Heavens for you
Thank You

~adgray©26-12-2009

~Listen Sally~

adgray

Frankston, Australia

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In Tribute to the Sorrow of Sally

One of the first Bubble Buddies I had here was Ms Sally Omar Poetess and visualist her art inspires and seems to be spot on
We would bubble every day, several times a day sharing private thoughts funny jokes creating a friendship (sadly only Virtual)
Then it dawned on me (I’m slow) she was in the USA and so was up all night mailing with me and so I learned the inner truth her husband was suffering bouts of cancer and his treatment for recovery kept her up at night also
and here I was blathering about petty stuff!
But then Petty stuff kept her sane I guess

then we drifted apart – I got busy so did she
she was seeking other support that I couldn’t fulfill – religion other people with the same religious words…….

Then to read This I was shattered
Her husband Moe has passed away
on this year’s Christmas Day
From Liver Cancer, his second Cancer in as many years
I went to send her a bubblemail, a pathetic attempt of condolence, and saw this
A Little Boy
and tears and words flowed and mingled and I think this poem of mine came out.

_Sally my words are not the best – sobs are stuffing up the flow! – but I think what I’m trying to say is His mum is grateful you were there to love him to the end I know if I couldn’t be with my kids I would be grateful to the one who is there loving them til the end!

Thank you for the privilege of including us in your grief and allowing us the honour of assisting you through it!
Chookas my dear dear friend! {{{♥}}}_

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