Vale Robin Williams

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They say what we see
Of shining stars
Is distant death
Like light you fell
The saddest news
We draw our breath

From pain is fashioned
The purest silk
You made them laugh
You danced for all
The world to see

A poorer place
We rise to know
Within your wake
I hope that from
This world you find
Some peace to take

Vale to one
Who held the world
Within his hand
A loss we feel
As strangers, so
Can’t understand

(c) Helen Valentina 2014, All Rights Reserved

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I'm drawn to blogging as a way to share ideas and consider what makes us who we are. Whether it's in our working life or our creativity, expression is a means to connect.
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11 Responses to Vale Robin Williams

  1. Really beautiful Helen.

  2. Once more today, I am brought to tears over this loss. Too soon….too tragic. I pray he knows peace now. This was beautiful, Dear Sis. ❀ xxxxx

  3. Such a beautiful tribute to a man who was so well loved.He brought so much joy into this world of ours and will be sorely missed. R.I.P Mr. W

  4. zainabattari says:

    I was shocked when I heard the news! He made millions laugh when was alive and with his death a million hearts did cry. May he R.I.P.
    Lovely poem, Helen. πŸ™‚

  5. So, so sad… Last lines, so right…

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