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He Must Have Life by Sharon

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Dave
i have to say that was wonderful. i'm not one to admit when i have tears crawing down my fac, but that's all i wanted for my pop pop. :*-(
Rebecca
My dad is dying of cancer it started in his lung, everytime i read your poem i cry beacause though he is in so much pain 'he must have life'. I love my dad soo much. I was 12 when he first got sick i am now 15,3 years of agony. Life does suck!
linda
yesterday was the one year aneversiry of my faters death and that poem was exactly how i felt
Carmen
Your poem brought tears to my eyes. Though I have only experienced the death of my grandfather and a few of my childhood friends, I could feel your pain and see your agony. Your diction wasn't vague or mysterious, it was naked and real. Beautifully written. Take this tragedy and bring forth something good: publish what you write!
Ashley
I really liked it i just wished that he wouldnt have died he seemed like a really nice guy! i also really liked some of the describing words that you used
Connie
What a beautiful poem, I love this one. Today, my father passed away from lung cancer, with multiple tumors in his brain. We found out two months ago. We thought he would live a little longer. I wish he was here so I could tell him I love him just one more time. I miss him. I came here to have some comfort. I LOVE YOU DAD!
Erin
awsome i LOVED IT
Kay
You are not being selfish, no-one deserves to be without their Dad. I still have my Dad, but not my Uncle, whom I was very close to. He died 5 years ago of a Heart attack, he wasn't that old either. I was very selfish when my Uncle died, I didn't think about his Wife he left behind or his Son or Daughter (who I am also very close to). I just wanted him back for me. It's not selfishness, it's part of the grieving process. I still miss him like it was only last week when he died and I still want him back. He knows how important he is to you and I bet he's watching over, making sure you are safe.
keita
this was excellant. my father died of the same thing many years ago. you perfectly described my thoughts at the time. thanks
Nicole
I am a 12 yr. old, and just lost my dad in March of 2003. He found out he had Lung Cancer on December 25, 2001. I really wished he was here right now, sick or not, but for me, so I can be happy and move on with my life. That was a great poem.
sylvia
i loved the beautiful poem. i lost my father to lung cancer 13 years ago i was 23 years old. i was always and still am daddy's little girl. in his last months of life i had the priviledge of helping my mother care for him, and i would not trade that time i had with him for anything in this world. we were able to share our feelings and tell eachother how we felt about everything. i tell everyone i know now that have there fathers still to cherish them and treat them as if it were the last day they could ever spend with them. i still wish my father was here with me every day. i know that he is in heaven and that the lord needs him in heaven and i will see him again.
PAULA
YOUR POEM TOUCHED MY HEART MY DAD DIED OF LUNG CANCER 2 MONTHS AGO WE NEVER KNEW HE HAD IT UNTIL THE DAY HE DIED I MISS HIM VERY MUCH KEEP WRITING YOUR POEMS I'LL KEEP LOOKING FOR THEM
mich
I have to say that was beauful. I can feel the pain you are feeling. I to have lost someone very close to me. Its very hard to loss the people who love us uncondtional
Emily
When I read this poem, it made me think of me and my dad. He's still alive and well, but I thought about what it would be like to lose him in such a way. It actually made me CRY, and that's something I don't do very often.
Lynn
i really love to this poems becasue i can relate to everything in this poem. my dad was diangosed with the same thing. and i did not want him to die. but my dad resantly to be exact. he died eight months ago. and i went through the same thing she did
EVE
THIS POEM BROUGHT TEARS TO MY EYES. I FELT UR PAIN, HURT, ANGER, AND LONGING . STLL HAVE TEARS IN MY EYES FROM THIS
ruben
I too know your pain. My wife of 19 yrs died this past January 13th. You wrote a beautiful poem about your dad. Just as you loved your dad, I too loved my wife. We were both in our early 40's without children. Coping is the hardest part of healing. I'm a talker and I was always verbalizing something to Marie. Now with her gone, the house is quiet . too quiet.
Claíre
I think that this is a really good poem. I know exactly how you feel and this poem really explains it all. I'm 16 years old and my dad died 6 years ago and I still and always miss him. Thank you for wrting this poem and I hope that you continue to write poems. From Northern Ireland
roe
what you wrote is a universal feeling that unfortunately, most people suffer everyday from. it's weird, how something that can be shared with everyone can still have you drown in your own melancholy. beautiful poem.
Thomas
Shron i now what you are going threw my father died on january 9,2002 The same way lung cancer he died in my arms on the way home from a doctors visit in my mothers car he cough up some blood and then he started to hemrige in the car and died in my arms before the e.m.t's could even get there.Iwant to say good job on your poem keep writing and always keep yor dad close too your heart hpoefilly our dads got a chance too meet each other keep ypur head up and stay strong
debbie
my dad had lung cancer , he will be dead one year on feb 2002. iam looking for a memorial poem to put in the paperfor his one year anniversary. i like this one . your frien from novascotia, canada
cindy
i think this poem is excellent i lost my father and its the same i'd rather see him every day sick then never see him agian
Minnow
My Father died within 3 days of cancer, I know how you feel, Thank God he never knew
aleen
this is every touching a pretty it is jus like me and my dad he is dieing and i dont want him to go and i dont no what i'll do if i dont get to see his face any more so tell your parent you care and that you love them because they wont be here for every even though you wish that they can but they can so spent as much time with them as you can because tomorrow may not come to be with them and you may wake up and they wont be there
aShLeY
i absolutely loved this poem
helen
This is too close to home , my dad passed away a month ago, he too had cancer ... I was unable to get my aussie passport renewed in time to go home but my sister sat with him , held his hand till the end also my son was there..
Natalie
I feel your poem expresses a hidden truth that we all feel deep inside when loosing a loved one. It is natural to feel a sense of selfishness, and I prefer to think of it as a sense of security that we all find in that person. Well written.
kate
well done a really touchy poem , it really hit a nerve inside me
melissa
My father in law is dieing and I am looking for a poem that might say how I feel I was really touched by yours....Melissa
KRYSTEN
THIS WAS A VERY INTERESTING POEM.
Ember
your pome was geart my dad is dieing to this dad but he don't know that I know soon he will be no more. I heard him and my mom talking about how will they tell us kids. Because I just found my dad not to long a go this is my frist good year with him I don't want him to go but yet I want him to. because he dose not know how to be a dad. why is it when you need someone the most they have to go away
babygirl
that was a very beautiful poem.You are not being selfish you are just expressing how you feel deep inside.