You left the light on,
You held out,
through your rivers of tears.
You remembered my name,
After all these years …

© jan leree 2012

Even though it has been many years
and rivers of tears
since last your lips formed my name,
your heart never forgot...

(c)Guest Poet:  Timo Antero Onjukka 2012

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    My name is Jan Leree.  I am a nurse, legal nurse consultant, poet and above all, mother of four wonderful adult children. I am writing here from my own life experiences, in loss, in grief, in humor and in joy.  I hope that you will find encouragement to face your life's circumstances by visiting my pages here.  My heart and prayers are in a place to offer encouragement to you.  The rights to the poetry and photographs are copyrighted to me.  If you wish to purchase cards, post cards, calendars, or framed art of my work, you may do so.  Email me at:


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