A poem about the father who, while he was living, kept Anne's legacy alive.


A Father



OTTO

Guardian angel

Keeper of the faith, truth

Protecting his daughter's words

So that nothing will deter

An illumination,

A restoration

Of devotion, hope,

A belief in humanity

That could use justice as a sword,

Cutting away indignities, harsh realities...

To reveal an exposed truth...

A wiseness not of a child--

But a young woman whose vision

Will be enshrined in

The Legacy Of The Written Word...





Poetry by Alison Clarke
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Written on 2006-09-02 at 11:11

Tags Anne  Otto  Father 

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Amanda K
that's a very special work, that mentions father in a unique descriptive way.
2007-03-25


keith nunes
keeper of the faith ... sounds like you
2006-09-02