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A Poem by Alisa Js

we were all so young back then
and all we wanted to do was to be near him
anyway we could

pure love.

total bliss.

how could we have known 
he wouldn't survive
past those days of such innocence
and trust?

maybe he did...

© 2017 Alisa Js

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Parents live in our hearts forever, even after they have gone from us.And the lessons of life they taught us sees through our end. Beautifully written.

Posted 9 Months Ago

Alisa Js

9 Months Ago

Thank you for your kind words. Very true... our parents will continue to live on with our every hear.. read more
Mrudula Rani

9 Months Ago

It was my pleasure!
Tragically Missing

Sad but good read


Posted 10 Months Ago

Alisa Js

10 Months Ago

Thank you, Matthew

I think when fathers die early in a child's life, there remains a .. read more
Matthew Kult

9 Months Ago

You are welcome Alisa

I reminds me too of all those things. You have related and summed it up marvelously. Thank you AlisaJ .

Posted 11 Months Ago

Alisa Js

11 Months Ago

You are very welcome,Sami.

Our dad's were our heros!!
Wishing you well.
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daddy is the hero of heroes when we are children - and we imagine immortal too.
Very moving writing Alisa.

How are you guys coping with these storms where you are?

Posted 11 Months Ago

Alisa Js

11 Months Ago

Thanks Tony...

The answer to your question is very carefully...

Wishin.. read more
I like this. It's simplistic prose style is accentuated by the poetic "pure love", "total bliss", and "maybe he did." Sometimes sadness is much simpler to deal with without the flowery words or far reaching metaphor. Thanks.

Posted 11 Months Ago

Alisa Js

11 Months Ago

You are very welcome, Matt...

Sometimes, we simply don't have all the answers or eve.. read more
tough to lose a parent at any age, much less so young, with no real chance to know him or her...

nicely written piece...filled with that sadness and regret...

Posted 11 Months Ago

Alisa Js

11 Months Ago

Thanks Jacob, I was still a teenager when my father died...

Sometimes, it feels like.. read more
I liked the words and places you took me dear Alisa. Memories become more sweeter with distance. I liked the story told and the perfect closure. Thank you for sharing the amazing poetry and thoughts.

Posted 11 Months Ago

Alisa Js

11 Months Ago

Thank you for your comments and time. Memories certainly get sweeter as time moves forward.
<.. read more
Coyote Poetry

11 Months Ago

You are right and you are welcome.

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Added on September 30, 2017
Last Updated on September 30, 2017


Alisa Js
Alisa Js

honolulu, HI

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