Wednesday’s Ode #37

Today my grandfather would have been 90; yet, we had to say goodbye to him 14 years ago. I know he is in a better place, and I know I will be reunited once again; however, I still miss him terribly, and I can’t wait to be embraced in his arms one more time; yet, for today, I will simply say, “It is well. Happy Birthday, Pa”T!” ❤️

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Today, I would like to dedicate this Ode to a man who has always been very special in my life, and who will always hold a special place in my heart; even though, I had to say goodbye to him 13 years ago…my grandfather, aka Pa”T”.

Although, it has been 13 years ago (October 6), it feels like forever since I held his strong hands and kissed his cheek. My heart still yearns to see him again. My ears long to hear him say, “I love you, baby.”  My arms still desire to wrap around his big ol’ frame and receive a great big bear hug from him. I miss him so much. Time doesn’t erase the pain; it just makes the pain tolerable to live through.

You see, Pa”T” was not just my grandfather, he was like a Daddy to me, the only dad I really knew until my…

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