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Ode to Mom & Dick

Updated on April 7, 2011

Ode To Mom and Dick

Let me share with you a story of love and hope. We were blessed early in our life to meet Lisa. Lisa is and has been a special and true friend since my twin sister and I were in fourth grade. The cute story goes like this:

My brother David knew he needed to introduce Linda and I to Lisa. He knew we would be kindred spirits. Lisa met my darling and most charming brother David in the fourth grade. She was asked to come over, off the bus by him one day when she was in seventh grade. He had such a crush on her. Once Lisa came over off the school bus to be with our brother David, she met me and my twin Linda. They never made it as a young couple. Lisa, Linda and I were never the same. We girls never stopped talking and the rest was history.

Tonight, Linda, Lisa, her mom & step dad Dick met out at the Fletcher's Wharf where we had been many times in our lives. Lisa's parents, mom and step dad Dick as you will see are our second set of parents. My twin sister Linda and I lost our mom at age 9. It was this very year that our brother brought over a gal off the bus that he believed would get along well. He was right, we ended up being kindred spirits and love each other so deeply in this life. Linda and I today brought this poem to Lisa's mom and step dad Dick to let them know how much they mean to us and have since we knew them since we were in fourth grade. Today our brother David has since passed.

ODE TO MOM & DICK-------------------------------

You were always there for us when twinners needed you

Your our special adopted mom & dad and dad Dick threw our shoes


Isn't it funny how life tends to go

when our kids are naughty

their shoes we throw


We always knew you both had our backs

Whether our day was bright or our world was black

You helped us get through good days and pain

You loved us through struggles

it was never in vain


You mean more to us than you'll ever know

You showed us Christs' love and helped us to grow


Through fires, houseboat, Dugells and more

our memories stay with us, especially of Lore.

© Laura Rogers Arne


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      pennyofheaven 

      6 years ago from New Zealand

      It is a wonderful message never ever forgotten when you are able to express in words how deeply you feel about people who have touched your life in more ways than one. You have done this well and it is very moving. It whispers to the most intimate part of my soul. Thanks for sharing!

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      Sun-Girl 

      7 years ago from Nigeria

      Informative article which i enjoyed reading from. Thanks dear for sharing.

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      Laura Arne 

      7 years ago from Minnetonka, MN

      Micky Dee,

      Thanks for coming by love. I hope your well.

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      Micky Dee 

      7 years ago

      Very beautiful Healing Touch!

    • Healing Touch profile imageAUTHOR

      Laura Arne 

      7 years ago from Minnetonka, MN

      ralwus, you always know which twin I am. Great job.

      Laura

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      Laura Arne 

      8 years ago from Minnetonka, MN

      Nellianna does have a way with words to be sure. Yes that is me on the left. Great job. You must know twins.

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      ralwus 

      8 years ago

      I cannot say it any better than Nellie did. Let me guess, in the above photo it is you sitting?

    • Healing Touch profile imageAUTHOR

      Laura Arne 

      8 years ago from Minnetonka, MN

      Inner Harmony,

      Thanks so much for stopping by. I am glad you enjoyed the hub. Your awesome

      Healing touch

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      Cindy Weyant 

      8 years ago from Costa Mesa, California

      This is beautiful! Thank you for sharing this hub. You brightened my day :)

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      Laura Arne 

      8 years ago from Minnetonka, MN

      Prasetio, It is so nice to hear a son say how much a mom means to him. Thanks so much.

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      prasetio30 

      8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      This was beautiful hub. I read this from word by word. I also love my mom, she gave soul and spirit for my life. Thanks for share. I rate this Up. Peace :-)

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      Laura Arne 

      8 years ago from Minnetonka, MN

      Nellianna, thanks for always getting the heart of the story. Your awesome.

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      Laura Arne 

      8 years ago from Minnetonka, MN

      Equealla, Thanks for the uplifting comment. I do so miss my brother Dave. He died way too young. Your right, I now have my dear friend Lisa and will forever more

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      Nellieanna Hay 

      8 years ago from TEXAS

      This is such a tender story, Healing Touch. It's an ode to sweet Lisa and your brother David, too. These are relationships which are almost like one, but including several, like a single flower with several petals. Truly beautiful.

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      equealla 

      8 years ago from Pretoria, South Africa

      What a tender relationship of how your brother gave you an extended family, before going away. What a precious group of people you are!

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