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Dedicated to my Cousin Linda Rosie

Updated on December 28, 2013
To Linda with love
To Linda with love

To Linda with Love

My cousin Linda passed away today,

Cut off in her prime.

And although she was a shadow of her former self,

Perhaps it was just her time.


My memories can not be stolen,

They are etched upon my mind,

This strong willed Aussie woman

Whose passion was not hard to find.


A free spirit, yet a grafter,

Whose journey was long and hard.

But this day you find rest my friend

And eternity does not end.


I know you wanted to say “Thank you”

And see me face to face.

But instead I said “I love you”

You have won your final race.


Today you have gone to glory,

At peace and in no more pain,

Whilst my heart aches, I do not worry

For one day I shall see you again.

By Patricia Ann Ward 19/12/2011.

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      Linda McCallum 5 years ago

      My condolences, Tricia. A lovely way of remembering your cousin.

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      Isobel 5 years ago

      So sorry to hear of your cousin's death. I agree that it is a beautiful tribute. x

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      arusho 5 years ago from University Place, Wa.

      Very beautiful..

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      instantlyfamily 5 years ago

      What a beautiful tribute!

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      Tricia Ward 5 years ago from Scotland

      Thanks, This is my way of marking it - She lived in Australia, sadly I won't make the funeral or thanksgiving service

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      Kathleen Cochran 5 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

      You have my sympathy. Hope your memories comfort you.