The Most Influential Person In My Life,
Author: Clive B Ringshall


The most influential person in my life,
My Gran

Although I knew she was in pain and discomfort, and in my heart know she is in a far better place now.
The pain I feel inside is mixed with so many emotions as I type these words
Knowing the place I called home has gone now far from home.
I知 left with feelings of emptiness and memories that continue to control my emotions. Floods of Tears that disappear from my face appear just as quick without cause or warning.
Are these feelings just a selfish emotion?
Even though I have not seen my Gran for some years I値l miss not hearing her voice,
I will miss the feeling of her facial hairs each time I壇 kiss her,
I値l miss her voice, which installed a sense of who I am, were I came from.
I値l miss your smell, a smell of love and everything you are.
I値l miss here hugs as small as she was they were tight and enveloped feelings of security around my heart I壇 know everything would be alright.
I値l miss the games of scrabble I never wanted to play, that she壇 always let me win.
I値l miss seeing her smile each time she saw a grandchild visit.
I値l miss her aliments
I知 going to miss my gran not being there.
I miss you gran

------- Author's Notes -------

My Gran passed away on Friday 6/23/06 at 7 am in the U.K.
I'm going to missher in every way and more besides.


Comments on this poem/writing:

barb ( -- Sunday, June 25 2006, 09:27 pm

beautiful write about your gram

Sorry about your loss,she had an affect on you while she was here,that is a tribute in itself.
Terrie* ( -- Sunday, June 25 2006, 11:17 pm

Missed you.. Welcome Home !

Hi Clive , i have missed your work, welcome back Luv, thank you for sharin' such a lovely tribute , your Gran's memory and the love that she spread will remain Alive in your heart, for you to spread and share with those that never had the opportunity to hold and feel the love of a grandma ( i for one missed that chance ) HUGS
Catyrose ( -- Monday, June 26 2006, 06:44 am

She hears you

and I'm sure she's beaming with pride over these words you've shared. She lives on in your heart that you so generously share with all of us. Much love and hugs, Kathy and Nicki too.
Clive ( -- Monday, June 26 2006, 01:17 pm


Thank you, Ladies for your comments of love, To you my daughter Nicki thank you for your much needed help, hugs to you all...
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