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2. ...then choose which package you would prefer
3. ..and please
4. Once you have placed your refundable deposit,
I will complete your first draft within
2 -7 days,
depending on the package you have chosen.
The draft is sent via e-mail.
5. You get the chance to review your poem, maybe sharing it with family and friends for their opinion.
6. I then incorporate your comments and thoughts into a new draft.
7. Steps 5 + 6 are repeated until you are totally satisfied with the outcome.
8. Once the final draft is agreed upon, you choose the style of card you would like your poem presented in.
9. Your gift is then packaged and shipped express worldwide.
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A Gift of Love
A fitting and moving way to mark the passing of a loved one (and one that can help as part of the overall grieving process).
Please find below an example of what can be achieved. My thanks to Ruth for letting me share
her story. God bless.
My Other Shoe - A Love Story
My Other Shoe
Hello, my wonderful husband,
the world knew you as Dwayne,
but you were my other shoe,
and I'll never have a love like yours again.
You see, you were such a beautiful person,
beautiful on the in and the out,
you taught me some valuable life lessons,
you taught me what love was all about.
And now I miss you so very much,
it hurts me way deep inside,
I've cried my river, I've cried my lake
and then still, I've cried and cried.
I loved you with all my heart,
I loved you with all my soul,
and now that you've left me,
I no longer feel completely whole.
Levi was only 3 when you left,
and that little boy misses you so,
last night I explained why we got married,
and this is something the world needs to know:
You know when you have two shoes that go together,
so that's the only shoe you can wear with the other one,
that is what you were to me, my other shoe,
and that's exactly what I told our son.
I know you loved our boy so very much,
and when he was born you were immensely proud,
you wanted to tell the world how happy you were,
I think you would've sung from the roof-tops (if allowed).
You were loved by so many,
the smartest, funniest guy I've ever met,
you were easy going, an easy rider,
never owed anybody anything, never in debt.
Because you had an attitude where it was never that bad,
you never worried about a single thing,
you made more people laugh with your poems and sayings,
and everybody just loved to hear you sing.
You were not quite as prolific as Red,
but I could tell that you loved me every day,
and now I miss everything you do,
I miss everything I've ever heard you say.
“I get better looking everyday, and it's almost tomorrow”,
you didn't need a mirror, mirror on the wall,
because you liked yourself, you were confident,
you never had any fears at all.
You were never jealous, never any doubts,
a big guy, with lots of love for his boy,
I know you loved him more than the moon and stars,
I truly know he was your pride and joy.
And it's tragic you left so early,
but maybe heaven had another plan,
I've heard they need good people up there,
and I know, there'll never be a finer man.
And if you'd chosen the way to go,
you would've preferred not to have any warning,
you'd want to be happy with a heart full of love,
riding your Harley on one beautiful morning.
And that's exactly how you went,
happy, loved, whistling and carefree,
and we're lucky to have shared our time,
you made the world a better place to be.
And we'll look after your memory,
everyday, we'll hold you close to our heart,
because you are still very much a part of us,
and it's such a loving, happy and wonderful part.
So keep riding your Harley for me,
and one day, I'll be riding pillion with you,
and in the meantime, just know that you're loved,
in fact, I'll love you forever, my other shoe.
Copyright Allen Jesson :) 2003
"Thank you for making this Memorial Day special for me. What a perfect gift you have given us. I try to put in words just what you wrote about, but it always seems less than what I mean to express. You have done that for me without even meeting my husband and me. I would not change a thing with the poem. I cannot be any happier with it. I liked all of it but especially the title and theme of the poem. I really enjoyed the part about heaven needing a man like him. That is how we get through his loss. That God needed him more than we did. You can put our story on your web site and there is no need to change our names. I think I will probably have this put in our local paper
Ruth and Levi
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