For Joe

A Father

You told us

of a necklace that held

special memories

laughter

with your daughter

and stories that spanned many locations

 

A Student

You sculpted me in

a reading position one day

and called me ‘Read-ey’.

Curious. Happy.

Sometimes the struggle makes us stumble

You said, ‘Never give up. Never blame yourself.

Always keep trying’

 

A Mentor

Sunshine on a cloudy day.

Your fear was a bear and

though you wanted to run away

you faced him.

You never stopped challenging yourself

 

A Friend

‘He was always there for people

Always caring’

‘He could tell a joke with a straight face’

‘He would have wanted us to laugh’

 

We miss you.

Joe.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s