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 Category:  General Poetry
  Posted: January 31, 2017      Views: 150

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 ABOUT
JAYBIRD1 

Born--1925 in the foothills of Appalachia eastern Ky.Have been writing poetry for
seventy five years.I prefer poetry that rhymes. Sonnets are my favorite form. Give me
a look.Hopefully ,you might like some of them.

He is an accomplished poet and is currently at the #64 spot on this years rankings.

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My daughter was involved with marriage at seventeen
"Daughter's Gone, Daughter's Gone" by jaybird1
Daughter's gone, daughter's gone,
still my memories linger on.
All those moments through the years,
fraught with anguish, doubts and fears.

Yes, she left before her time,
changing patterns with life's rhyme;
Left our nest, in love, unschooled
and I judged her sadly fooled.

Seventeen's a fright-filled age,
with emotions on rampage.
There she left, forevermore,
left the welcome of our door.

Now, she's gone and wedded, schooled,
leaving me completely fooled.
Though she left before her time,
she's in cadence with life's rhyme.

Now, there's glitter in my tears
and I laugh right through my fears;
Still,  my memories linger on-
Daughter's gone, daughter's gone.

1972

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Thankfully, daughter's back and has been managing my custom
drapery studio for the past thirty five years.
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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