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Phillip Coffey - Kindred Spirits

Kindred Spirits - By Phillip Coffey

Youthful dreams often tossed gently to the side
Reflected in his playful, frequent vibrant smiles.
He took the bitter heartbreaks, with the layered sweet
While ruminating in his deepening, inner thoughts
Then drifting off into a peaceful, eternal sleep.

Wake him not! for he has paid his many labored dues.
Fought off his hardship, painful blues and gave his all
For those that need only ask, while lowering of his emptied
Body into the shadows of nature's soothing nest.

AWAKEN! All of his kindred spirits, Rejoice for evermore.
For in the Eastern sky appears the virgin son of Mary.
Now in all of his power, Majesty and glory.
Creations full measure of Love expressed. Arise!

(Recent passing of a man I greatly admired triggered the thoughts expressed.)

This story was posted on 2023-01-02 20:50:14
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