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Peter Crossland
aka Willowdown

November 1953 -- February 2016

In Loving Memory


Your poet voice
I will always hear
your written word
will long resound
in this community of poets.

Your sketches
vibrant with color
take me on journeys
crowded with ancient times
images that fascinate
a legacy you shared
I will find comfort there.

Your stories
I will read to children
each line anchors
your writer soul to mine.

Your words my friend
travel now across the universe
on a journey of their own.
Never alone, you are one of a myriad of stars
that will forever dance on my heart.


Doris C. Swearingen © 2016
Painting by Willowdown  2009