You began to shine well before you arrived from Planet Ork.
The day you were born, did we know you would bring so much joy to the world?
So many roles that would lead us and feed our avid appetite for humor?
You were our teacher in Dead Poets Society
Our dad and our leader in Hook
Our wish-granter in Aladdin
Our nanny in Mrs. Doubtfire
Our counselor in Good Will Hunting
Our doctor in Patch Adams
As we were growing, you were there
Encouraging, leading, laughing, pulling faces
You have been and will be
A star that shines
Resting in peace
Among friends and the Friend who gave the world laughter.