In Memoriam – Don and Flo Nicholas

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I sing Psalms of you,
You sang lullabies to me
I speak praise of you,
You caressed me as a child
When I look at you,
You looked deeply in my soul
When I speak to you,
You replied and smiled my way
When I go to school,
Your eyes wept to see me go
When I leave the nest,
You were brave before you cried
When the years passed by,
And you aged and dying lay
I sang lullabies to you,
Now you sing Psalms of me

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About lenxbob

I was born in 1946 - the first year of the Baby Boomers. For most of my life, I lived in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts - Pittsfield, Richmond and Lenox. I graduated from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst in 1968 with a BS in Mathematics. From 1968-1970, I did a two-year stint in the Peace Corps in the Philippines teaching high school modern mathematics. I later taught for eleven years and then became a computer programmer/analyst and eventually an MIS Director. I currently winter in Florida and summer in upstate NY - with my 37-year-old African Gray Parrot, Little Pete. I enjoy playing piano and guitar as well as painting watercolors. I started writing poetry when I was in my early teens. It has always brought me joy to express my emotions in writing. My poems tend to be quite straightforward. You won't need a dictionary or an encyclopedia to comprehend them. I like my poems to flow easily, and have the reader flow with my thoughts.
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