I met Jimmy...Sept.6, 1956...
We married April 6, 1957. He died August 10,1957 ... 56 years ago.(acute renal failure}

You Are So Near

Whenever there is sunshine, dear... I know that you are
there... Whenever there is joy, I feel... Your presense in
the air... I seem to touch your spirit in... The golden moon
at night... And in the silver of the stars... So friendly and
so bright... Within the peaceful valley and ... On top of
every hill... Where morning winds caress the grass... And
kiss the daffodil... Along the quiet avenue... Of garden
paths and gates... And on the passing calendar... Of sweet
and special dates... As in the white of winter with... Its
gently falling snow... I see a vision of your face... And, oh,
I love you so.

James J. Metcalfe


In Memory of my Jimmy

Still in My Heart


I still have all the letters
and...the little notes you sent..And every gift
how ever small......That was
sincerely meant
...Although they are but memories...
How sweet those memories are!... Each one
is like a rainbow or...A
brilliant,silver star...
Each is a magic guardian...
That takes me by the
hand...And guides me
through the looking glass...
Into a wonderland...
A wonderland of all the past...
So happily we shared...
When I told you, and
you told me ,How lovingly
we cared...The years
have drifted ...Into mist...
Like ships that fade at sea...
But I still hold your
Heart ,my love...In every
memory.

James J. Metcalfe

Jimmy--Born:Jan.29,1933-Died:Aug.10,1957
Carolene,1-26,1939----

Jimmy & Carolene married April 6, 1957
The poem,"Still in My Heart"
was clipped from the newspaper
by me in 1957,and
attached to the photo of my Jimmy.


"And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes, and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain; for the former things are all passed away"
Revelation 21:4

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