The Protector

Its Green eyes burn into me
Its wings can carry the greatest weight of my heart

It speaks in a musical voice to my soul

What it guards is more valuable then all the gold in the world

Its seen the fire of heaven
Its seen the water of life
Its seen the winds of time

Its Green eyes burn into me
Its Wings can carry the greatest weight of nature

It speaks in a musical voice for all to hear

What it guards is more valuable then all the diamonds in the world

Its seen the fire of man
Its seen the water of war
Its seen the winds of change

Its Green eyes burn into me
Its wings can carry the weight of man

It speaks in a musical voice which is ignored

What it guards is more valuable then all the gold and diamonds in the world

Its seen the fire of passion
Its seen the water of knowledge
Its seen the winds of strength

Its Green eyes burn into me
Its wings can carry the greatest weigh of my heart

It speaks in a musical voice to all who hear it

What it guards is the...

The Sum of a Man

How do you sum up a man?

By his service to his family
By his service to his church
By his service to his community
By his service to his country

How do you sum up a man?

From being a drummer in a band
To being in the army
Serving in Africa
Serving in India
Serving at home
To being a volunteer firefighter
To being a husband
To being a father
To being a grandfather
To being a great-grandfather
To being a great-great-grandfather

How do you sum up a man?

Who did what he could
Who did what he thought he had to
Who did what might not of been easy
Who did his very best

How do you sum up a man?

Simple:

By who he loved and
By who loved him

He was husband
He was father
He was grandfather
He was great-grandfather
He was great-great-grandfather

And he was loved
And he will be misse

Together

Feeling his breath she lies there
Feeling his heartbeat she lies there
Felling his body she lies there

There is no love
There is no passion
There is no sorrow

Feeling her softness he lies there
Feeling her sigh he lies there
Feeling her body he lies there

There is no love
There is no passion
There is no sorrow

They are together in the bed they made
They are together in the lives they share
They are together in the world they created

They are together in the pain they share
They are together in the weaknesses they have
They are together in the lies they live

Feeling his breath; she dies
Feeling her softness; he dies
Feeling his heartbeat; she weeps
Feeling her sigh; he sheds tears
Feeling his body; she bleeds
Feeling her body; he hemorrhages

Slipping Away

I feel it slip
At times I know it’s trying to leave me

I feel it slip
At times I know it has already gone

I feel it slip
At times I wonder if I will miss it

I feel it slip
At times I wonder what will happen to me

I feel it slip
At times I think I will miss its passing

I feel it slip
At times I think what will I do without it

I feel it slip
At times I want to lock it up

I feel it slip
At times I want it to be safe

I feel it slip
I feel it slip
I feel it slip

No don’t leave, don’t take your love from me

Remember

My Family:

Do you remember all our fights,
Our tears,
And our laughter.

Do you remember mom and dad telling us to be quiet,
To go to our rooms,
And to stop bothering them.

Do you remember our Christmases
Our vacations,
Our parties and our picnics.

My Love:

Do you remember when we met,
Our fist date,
And our first kiss.

Do you remember when I said, “I love you.”

Do you remember our wedding.

Do you remember watching the children grow,
Starting their families,
Having grandchildren.

Do you remember being called grandma and grandpa for the first time,
Being called great-grandma and great-grandpa for the first time.

My Family and My Love:

Now that I have gone on.  Keep remembering these things
Fro when you remember the tears of joy and sorrow.
The anger,
The fights,
The laughs,
The love,
And the pain.

You remember me: who I was and who I still am.

I will never leave your side as long as you remember.