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First Love

  Once crinkly blue eyes, Emanating a lifetime of unconditional love, laughter and wisdom, Altered and occupied with the stark gray of intense penetrating pain and frenzied panic ~~~~ Crying out my pet name for assistance and deliverance, before plunging … Continue reading

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♥ Daddy ♥

Thrived on little sleep Thousands babies delivered Always full of joy High demands on time Patients counted on him We had his full heart Stitches, casts, broken hearts Listening ear, tender spirit Servant’s heart Diagnostician Acute or chronic, unfazed Stayed … Continue reading

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First Love

  Once crinkly blue eyes, Emanating a lifetime of unconditional love,  laughter and wisdom,  Altered and occupied with the stark gray of intense penetrating pain and frenzied panic ~~~~  Crying out my pet name for assistance and deliverance, before plunging into … Continue reading

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Thomas Hopkins Givens, MD

Thrived on little sleep Thousands babies delivered Always full of joy High demands on time Patients counted on him We had his full heart Stitches, casts, broken hearts Listening ear, tender spirit Servant’s heart Diagnostician Acute or chronic, unfazed Stayed … Continue reading

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