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Legacy

I’ll see you in the sea, and under that fig tree in Zahara, in the faces of the people who - it’s hard to imagine - love you as much as I do. Always will. We’ll be in bars, on ferry decks, on the Downs, belting out Elvis on the Île de Ré; I’ll see you in everything good, everywhere - because Love is omnipresent, isn’t it? You said it yourself, in words and actions; besides, I feel it as I always have - it’s all that I know, dad, father, friend, benign, beautiful spirit that you are. See you again? How could I? I’m seeing you now, as I always have. Because love defies time and space, doesn’t it? I see you in all that is beautiful, dad. I did yesterday, I do this morning and I always will. Thank you.


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ravi_kohli
Nov 26, 2023

Tom - it's been a long time. I lost my father just under 2 years ago. This was beautiful. Thanks for sharing - Ravi (Achals mate).

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tgaisford
Nov 26, 2023
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Hi Ravi, too long indeed - such fond memories of hanging out in London with you and Ach. I'm so sorry to hear that you lost your father too and hope that you and the family are well.

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