I wanted to write about end of life and for me this is how I see it. My father in law and uncle both died of prostrate cancer and I wish they had seen my family grow up, but then I don’t really believe they are that far away yet…


You know surely how hard I felt your going,

That when it came, I couldn’t feel a thing,

The unsaid words, like unpaid, left still owing,

And yet also impossible to bring…

I tried to make the most of time we had,

You often made me giggle, and can now,

The tubes and needles held us back a tad,

Yet wine and song, the memory long somehow…

I see you in the sunshine, from the first light,

I hear you now as I walk though the day,

I talk to you, the poems new, I write,

To fool myself you never went away…


Me and my cat have made a recording of this poem at,

Remains https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWY7HMJiLJc&feature=youtu.be

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