You’ve seen the writing on the wall
Now time is ripe to heed His call;
It makes no sense to overstay,
The angels wait to lead the way.
When breath is weak and parting nears
Do not betray your pain with tears.
Just hold her hands – she’ll feel your love,
Then leave the rest to God above.
Paul Callus was born in Ħal Safi, Malta. He is married to Sheila née Ackland-Snow and they have two children. He is a retired teacher, and has been active in the literary field for around 50 years. His poetry has been published in various magazines, anthologies and online sites. His preferred writing mediums are Maltese and English. He is also a proof-reader and translator.
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