• poems,  poetry

    the house.

    so much was in himfor many yearshe was strongand faithfulto them all over time he fadedhis joints creakedand achedbut he was brought backby the ones he loved in thunderous roarand cold snowy evethrough hurtand sadnesshe was there the old mancomforted themsheltered theirtired bodiesagainst the world even when theywere apartthere he waswaiting patientlyfor all of them to return away they gosoon to buildnew livesand dreamsand loves forever he standsin their heartsand memoriesfor the nextto come to him his arms openready to love themand keep them safefrom the cold and sadnessthe roar and the hurt j-