A life lived eventful

by Darren   Jul 22, 2018


Jovial to a fault, yet a tinge always lingered
oozing so much love, pride perched in glinting eyes
you had so much time for all, then your own was extinguished
conjuring memories with your laugh, your kindness
even when dementia stole your past, your chuckle remained.

*Dedicated to my Nan who sadly passed on the 17th July, no longer in pain
reunited with her boys.
A mother of 11 children, a former WW2 evacuee, 6 of her children have passed away before her.
She always laughed every day despite such tragedy.

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  • 5 months ago

    by Kitty Cat Lady

    So sorry for your loss Darren. It sounds like this lovely lady had quite an impact on everyone. A beautiful tribute xx
    =^.^=

  • 5 months ago

    by CJ Maleney

    Lovely.

    Dips ones head. Pleased it's nominated

    Craig

    • 5 months ago

      by Darren

      Thanks you craig

  • 5 months ago

    by Maple Tree

    My heart goes out to you and your family-

    • 5 months ago

      by Darren

      Thanks maples

  • 5 months ago

    by Brenda

    Darren, my deepest condolences for your loss. What a lovely dedication for your Nan that despite so much loss and tragedy in her own life still found happiness and laughter.

    • 5 months ago

      by Darren

      Thanks Brenda, thanks also for the nomination

  • 5 months ago

    by Ben Pickard

    Firstly, Darren, I am very sorry to hear of you Nan's passing; I've lost two grandparents in a couple of years and I know how painful it can be.
    She sounds like quite a woman; despite the terrible torment of losing children, she still remembered to 'chuckle' - even dementia couldn't erase the memory of how to do that.

    Take care,

    Ben

    • 5 months ago

      by Darren

      Thanks Ben. I strangely feel relieved she has passed, she would have never wanted to live out her life as she did the last three years in a nursing home.

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