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Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Grandpa


Grandpa

I remember you for your patience
your soft-spokenness and silence.
Bearing up under life’s strains,
this once it became too many,
and you simply left …
I greeted you sadly at your deathbed
I did not want to let you go
Somehow I felt cheated out of really knowing you,
but I knew it was time and you had to leave.
God’s beckoning was almost audible in your silence.

Good bye Grandpa, it has been a privilege.

An original poem by Miekie (Marietjie Uys).
'n Oorspronklike gedig deur Miekie (Marietjie Uys).

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