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For sarah...rest in peace

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For Sarah This fucking disease has no shame It took the twinkle from your eye That brand of fire and humour That didn't flinch from the truth When we first spoke Me in Shetland for one job Testing the waters of A new one I'm 12 years on from my diagnosis I'm 10 you said Was there a belief of safety In that exchange? Your warmth and passion Sealed my path But a few short years later cancer Changed both our paths But I'm here - you're not There is no sense to that No warm words of consolation No bright side A light has gone from here I hope it's burning brightly again Free from pain and distress Laughter its language Rest in peace with loud purrs x