Gone Too Soon

Emotions so deeply felt
for all those tragically dealt
with the mournful loss of a loved one
whose life was far from done
and tearfully... none more so
than those we know
who just begun
to experience the innocent fun
of being a child playing in the sun,
a toddler attempting to talk,
or a baby learning to walk.

Heartfelt prayers go out
for the children who are without
the nurturing love
of a parent taken above
with the hope of
them finding comfort
from caring family support,
and that the terrible hurt fades away
into a sad memory one day,
where they
can just be happy in play.

David G. Bancroft
Copyright 2005
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