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A Tear of Hope -poem
« on: October 15, 2018, 01:04:13 PM »
A Tear of Hope

A tear of hope I saw today
Upon the face of a child,
Turning to me with a half-hearted smile-
A tear upon her rosy cheek.
Placing her small hand inside my own,
I blinked my eyes and she was grown.

A tear of hope I saw once more
Upon the face of a bride,
Turning to me with a smile-
A tear upon her rosy cheek.
Placing her hand inside my own,
I blinked my eyes and she was gone.

A tear of hope I saw once more
Upon the face of a mother,
Turning to her new-born child
With a smile, a tear upon her rosy cheek.
Taking the tiny hands inside her own,
I thought watching them, "Oh, how swiftly
Time slips away for a mother and a child."

And with a tear of hope upon my face
I left them there together - a child and
a Mother.
             -Jan Tetstone/Janice Sanford



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