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Please be patient................(for my son)

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Auguste
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0 posted 01-27-2003 05:03 PM       View Profile for Auguste   Email Auguste   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions   Click to visit Auguste's Home Page   View IP for Auguste


Dear Chris, please be patient with me,
for now I have a slower pace.
The last three years have been unkind.
The evidence shows on my face.

Last year was very frightening.
I saw the private tears you wept
and felt the tremble in your voice.
I said Iíd live, my promise kept.

Another promise, I canít make,
about what the future may hold.
I miss the forests, mountain streams,
us getting soaked while panning gold.

I miss foot races that we ran
and  how Iíd cheat and let you win.
Dads do that for their little ones.
Much happier were our times then.

Though  shadow of my former self,
your daddy is still here for you,
to help you grow into a man.
There are still fun things we can do.

I love you, Chris, so very much.
Iíll be the best dad I can be.
I mourn the loss of what we had,
but life comes with no guarantee.  
© Copyright 2003 Michael Auguste - All Rights Reserved
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1 posted 01-27-2003 05:07 PM       View Profile for Martie   Email Martie   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Martie's Home Page   View IP for Martie

Michael--I know Chris is glad that you have your life to give him, even though it is filled differently, the consistant part is still, love.  
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2 posted 01-27-2003 05:30 PM       View Profile for regards2you   Email regards2you   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for regards2you



Michael,

I got through! Couldn't get your poem up earlier....to comment, or even view it, except by going through print function but cannot reply there....


This poem is so sweet and heart touching, Michael. You know ~I believe~ in miracles.....

That is all I'll say except that however much energy and self you are able to give is all he'll need....
I've a feeling you love fully from where or how ever you are....this poem will mean a great deal, I'm sure....

Hugs and prayers to you,   Pat

..without surrender, be on good terms with all persons..
        "Desiderata"

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3 posted 01-27-2003 06:17 PM       View Profile for Dark Angel   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Dark Angel

This is absolutely beautiful.

Maree
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4 posted 01-27-2003 06:42 PM       View Profile for nakdthoughts   Email nakdthoughts   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for nakdthoughts

Beautiful Michael...so honest and sincere...what else could a child ask of a parent but to be loved unconditionally and in your words.

hugss
M(and I believe you will improve day by day with a heart as warm as yours)
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(tears fall down my cheeks) Oh Michael, just like Ethel's understanding of how difficult a mother and daughter's relationship can be, a father and son's can be so difficult too and my heart goes out ton you both as you truly are the best father you can be to him and I know how much you yourself have been through and how difficult it can be to console him! (big hugggssssssss) My thoughts are with you both, sweet friend, we all love you so much! You have such a beautiful heart, sweet Michael, thank you for sharing!



May love and light always shine upon you!

Love,
Noah Eaton


"Underneath your clothes there's an endless story..."

Shakira

[This message has been edited by Mistletoe Angel (01-27-2003 07:17 PM).]

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6 posted 01-27-2003 07:36 PM       View Profile for Nightshade   Email Nightshade   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Nightshade's Home Page   View IP for Nightshade

Michael - dear poet-friend, this is a beautiful message of love for your son. All we can do is our best as parents - who knows what to-morrow may bring? Enjoyed. Chris

"Hope" is the thing with feathers-
that perches in the soul....
                  
                       -Emily Dickinson

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7 posted 01-27-2003 10:56 PM       View Profile for garysgirl   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit garysgirl's Home Page   View IP for garysgirl

Michael, since I'm having a very hard time seeing the keys on my keyboard right now, I can't say all I wish I could say to you about how this poem touched me.


But, even if your words had not touched me so deeply, I would never be able to express my feelings as well as you do.


Just know, dear friend, that I understand a little of the feelings you are having.
And, I do believe in miracles, too...

With love and hugs from
Ethel

(P.S. Hey Michael, I just went to your web site and I LOVE it. I really like the way your pages are set up. I didn't know that you are a painter. I've got to go back to look at some more of your work. It's beautiful.......)

Oh, go put some of your talented words on Sunshine's "choka chain". Okay? Thank you...

[This message has been edited by garysgirl (01-28-2003 01:19 PM).]

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8 posted 01-27-2003 10:59 PM       View Profile for Sunshine   Email Sunshine   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Sunshine's Home Page   View IP for Sunshine


You have begun the scrapbook
of his keepsakes, yes?
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9 posted 01-27-2003 11:24 PM       View Profile for Eromyna   Email Eromyna   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Eromyna

Nicely done. I wish I had a dad like that.

"I don't need to scream for you to deem me aggravation."

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10 posted 01-27-2003 11:32 PM       View Profile for Elizabeth   Email Elizabeth   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Elizabeth's Home Page   View IP for Elizabeth

Michael, my friend, it's good to read your words again. I still pray for you every day! Best wishes to you and your son.

God bless America, my home sweet home.

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11 posted 01-27-2003 11:36 PM       View Profile for Enchantress   Email Enchantress   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Enchantress

Yes, as Karilea suggested..
I do hope you have these in a safe place for Chris.
You give him so much of your love and time Michael..
This and the fact you are still here with him..
How could he expect more?  I don't believe he does.
He has his father..and we witnessed a miracle last year.
God Bless You Dear Friend.
~Hugs & Smiles, Nancy~

~Time has cast a spell on you,
  So you won't ever forget me~

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Michael, I doubt that you need worry about Chris, as he has a wonderful Dad.
Stay strong.
Sandra
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13 posted 01-28-2003 06:55 PM       View Profile for GG   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for GG

This is wonderful and touched me...
I'm 15, I live alone with my dad
and I know.. it takes a special man to realise
things are slowing down, but to still love his child so dearly.
May God bless your family.

Always, Alyssa

- And so it was that time stood still -
     (blink, breathe, stand, fight)

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15 posted 02-09-2006 08:38 PM       View Profile for Enchantress   Email Enchantress   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Enchantress

Remembering you on your birthday Michael...
and praying Christopher is doing well.
We all miss you.
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enjoyed

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