Word-High July: Pahimakas

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I didn’t get to be there for the last farewell. I was over a thousand miles away when I should have been home. I needed to be here. I needed to be there. I couldn’t be two places at once and my heart was split in two.


Rest in peace, Daddy.

 “Dance With My Father” by Luther Vandross


Please read David’s post over at Random Thoughts and Observations.

Please also visit our hostess Rosema over at Word-High July.

Disclaimer: These Filipino word images are from an article by Isabelle Laureta on BuzzFeed titled “36 Of The Most Beautiful Words In The Philippine Language”. All credit goes to them.


About Suzanne Gunter McClendon

I am a South Carolina native now living on the Texas Gulf Coast. I have been married to David for just over 33 years. We have 4 surviving adult children and two children-in-law. At this point in our lives, we are adjusting to an refilling nest. I enjoy reading, writing, photography, digital art, fiber arts, and much, much more.
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15 Responses to Word-High July: Pahimakas

  1. rosemawrites says:

    short but poignantly heartbreaking lines. *hugs* I am sure he understands, my friend. ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Davy D says:

    Very poignant words Suzanne. In a few sentences you express what needs to be said. Blessings to you.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Pingback: Reflecting on a Month of Beautiful Filipino Words | McClendon Villa

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