Bigger Than the Sky If A Star Was Your Eye, by pd lyons

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one day my daughter at the age of 7 asks me “What happens when you die Dad? what really happens?” and  so this poem comes from that question.


Bigger Than the Sky If A Star Was Your Eye

Without sadness there can be no kindness.
Depression while it may be unkind
Is not a kind of sadness.

Someday children will know:
Daddies don’t know everything
Daddies aren’t always there
Daddies cannot protect omnipotent in any way
On top of that neither can mommy.
Not even if we are turned into gods.

Allowing our children to turn us into gods
Should be every parents concern.

I have lived in houses of the dead.
Those who died before my age,
Those who lived to be a hundred a hundred years ago.
Someday these stairs I sweep will still be here
And I will not be anywhere.
Someday all those I ever…

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  • Edward-David Ruiz  On December 31, 2018 at 1:42 am

    Belated Christmas greetings to all of you yonder, and may 2019 be a good one to all of us. God bless us all. e/s

    Liked by 1 person

    • pdlyons  On December 31, 2018 at 1:00 pm

      happy new year to you both!


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