Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Unspoken (2016 April PAD - Day 20)

an old family photo - photographer unknown


He was a man
of few words
and in the twenty years
that our lives overlapped
he never once said
“I love you”
to anyone
that I can recall
and yet
while the words
were never voiced
 still we knew them
to be true.

PSC / 2016

 Penned for Day 20 of Robert Lee Brewer's April PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge. 
Assignment: a what goes unsaid poem
 For more, check out his site at:  2016-april-pad-challenge-day-20


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    1. Ahhh, thanks, Nurit. He was a great dad, and I know he would have liked you too.