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Cottage Memories

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Cottage Memories

I remember the days when I was young,
Each summer my parents would rent a cottage,
A place away from the busy city,
Usually the cottage would be near a lake,
Supervised and safe to swim,
The handsome lifeguard would be nearby,
We would go swimming in the calm waters,
There was a limit as to how far we could swim,
My parents and I became good swimmers,
We could hear the sound of the birds singing in the morning,
Our cottage was comfortable,
There was a beautiful simplistic kitchen,
Where you could cook your meals,
That reminded me of the pioneers and their simple way of living,
Discovering that all again was such a blessing,
Conversations with neighbours and friends,
A vacation with God's blessing.

Author: Gwen Meyer-Erlach Schutz

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  1. Date: 5/14/2012 6:33:00 PM
    Sounds like great memories to cherish Gwen, enjoyed your poetry tonight hugs vie

  1. Date: 5/14/2012 6:33:00 PM
    Sounds like great memories to cherish Gwen, enjoyed your poetry tonight hugs vie