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poem

cheeky1

Registered User
Apr 3, 2013
33
scotland
Dad passed on Sunday Im grateful that in the end he didnt linger too long I know he is at peace now I was looking for a poem which is not religious and conveys our feelings about this horrible disease and our thanks for a wonderful dad.Anyone help xx
 

Vix321

Registered User
Mar 24, 2015
22
Dad passed on Sunday Im grateful that in the end he didnt linger too long I know he is at peace now I was looking for a poem which is not religious and conveys our feelings about this horrible disease and our thanks for a wonderful dad.Anyone help xx
I'm sorry to hear about your Dad.

I wanted a similar poem for my father's funeral and found it hard to track down a poem which filled those criteria. In the end, I chose the following poem - it was more religious than I'd wanted, but the sentiment was perfect.

I don't know if the poem will be suitable? It may be more religious than you want. If so, apologies for any offence.

"When God saw you getting tired’ by Anon

When God saw you getting tired
And a cure was not to be
He put his arms around you
And whispered come to me
He didn’t like what you went through
And he gave you rest
His garden must be beautiful
He only takes the best
And when we saw you sleeping
So peaceful and free from pain
We wouldn’t wish you back
To suffer that again
Today we say goodbye
And as you take your final rest
That garden must be beautiful
Because you are one of the best."
 

cheeky1

Registered User
Apr 3, 2013
33
scotland
You didn't die just recently,
You died some time ago.
Although your body stayed a while,
And didn't really know.
For you had got Altzheimer's,
You failed to comprehend.
Your body went on living.
But your mind had reached its end.
So we've already said, "Goodbye",
To the person that we knew.
The person that we trully loved,
The person that was, "You".
And so we meet again today,
To toast your bodies end.
For it was true and faithful,
Until right at the end.
And so, when we remember,
We'll think of all the rest.
We'll concentrate on earlier,
And remember all the best.
For in the real scheme of things,
Your illness wasn't long.
Compared to all the happiness,
You brought your whole life long.
We think of you as yesterday,
When you were fit and well.
And when we're asked about you,
It's those things that we'll tell.
And so we meet in 'membrance,
Of a mind so fit and true.
We're here to pay our last respects
To say that, "We love you".


thanks all xx