Eddie

I’m remembering Eddie so clearly todayIt isn’t too hard – the images staySo clear in my mind of this man, this friendWhose heart was so full of love till the end.He never did think of his value, his worthBut only of what he could do on this earthTo help others, to care, to teach and […]

Billy

There’s a flag at half mast over Coogee todayThe folks are remembering a friend passed awayHe never asked – he wouldn’t knowHow much they really loved him so.There’s a flag at half-mast over Coogee today,An old lady’s head bows as she wipes a tear awayShe’s remembering his smile, his friendly wordAll things he told her […]

At The End Of The Phone

At the end of the phoneThis spaceToo farThough closeClose in thought and heart.I dialed her numberThough before I didI already knewThat she’d be cryingI knew that.There is no comfort to giveWe both knowThat there was only one wayI’m sorry – She’s sorryIt’s a shame, it’s a loss.It happened too quicklyA dog’s life’s too shortAnd sure […]

In Loving Memory Of A Dear Friend

Adapted excerpt from a tribute to a dear friend who passed on five years ago today… …People missed her so much. They thought she had gone.Slowly they began to see that she had not completely gone – her ideas and her spirit were all around them.In the culture they loved – the songs and the […]