by John Yeo
She has passed through the final door out of pain,
The indignities of suffering peacefully dispersed,
When her soul left her body, never to return.
Sadness and sorrow replaced the hopeful prayers
With utter helplessness as she passed away.
A Fathers mind travels and merges the memories.
Today a part of my life, torn away, has departed.
A special life, full of special memories has gone.
When a 50 year old lady becomes a child again.
Skipping happily to school, laughing with her sister.
Living the excitement of an adventurous childhood.
A motorcycle riding the waves of life without care,
The wind joyfully carrying her along to the end.
My mind journeys backwards through her short life,
Her hopes with dreams and high aspirations
The ups far out-shining the sad, sad culmination.
The bravery of my daughter fighting through to the end.
A few stolen short months tasting life's exhilaration.
New hopes raised by an organ transplantation.
Then cruelly dashed through a sad insidious rejection.
An old mans mind travels, and merges the memories.
Today a part of of my life, torn away, has departed.
A special life full of special memories has gone.
Goodbye Sweet Caroline!
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