Wednesday, February 13, 2008

In Our Eyes, Forever

He was
Just here,
But not now.

Like Heavenly Father
He was there when we needed him.
Like Heavenly Father
Many times we failed to check-in.

Still, I hear him.
Still, I see him.
Ever, will I love him.

Silently (there) he cares for us (here).

Together,
We said our goodbyes.
Now he's in our eyes,
Forever . . .

Scott L. Vanatter, 13 February 2008 (Poem for my Dad, after his funeral)