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5 Years…

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James A Eade

Sept 6th 1968- 1st June 2009

Some dream and dare to dream while wothers only hesitate, even when awake…

How can 5 years have passed since Jamie left?

I grew up with an older brother.
He helped me get the biggest ‘Conkers’ off the tree;
He allowed me into the hiding places built only for boys;
His charisma alone was enough to keep school bullies away.
My older brother fought becoming an adult.
He played with jobs like temporary diversions.
Awed, I watched him wretch his dreams into submission –
Become an adult –
Move to a land of sun, friends, warm seas and music.

Now I am older than my brother, which is confusing.
He didn’t fight the cancer that took him, he raged at it.
Hushed, I watched as the man turned into a child again.
Throwing tantrums at life until the door opened and the man ran :-
Ran back to sun drenched beaches;
Ran back to friends and family thought lost;
Ran back to warm seas where he now swims in a blaze of colour;
Ran back to music –
Unimaginable, glorious, harmonies, beats and rhythms.

Now I am older than my older brother –
The hole he left in my heart is cauterised but will never heal.
Yet I still hope mine is a temporary post.
And that at some intangible happy, unhappy time,
I will be able to relinquish being the older/younger sister
And tag along behind my older brother
In a place where age is irrelevant anyway.

June 1st, 2014.
In memory of a son & brother – the Late, Great James Eade (1968- 2009).

– Select to Read Goodbye Jamie (2013)

– Select to read A Sister Without A Brother(2013)

– Select to read Goodbye Jamie (2012)

– Select to read Happy Birthdat (2010)

– Select to read One Year On…with video (2010)

– Read Birthday Lightning (2010)

– Goodbye – to the now Late, Great James Eade(2009)

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    The following links (from the drop-down menu below) document the writings of Jamie over recent years. You will also find the some music, that was written by or with him or from the musicians and artists inspired Jamie.
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