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I Stand Before a Piece of Stone

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I Stand Before a Piece of Stone

You took your life and left mine behind
It was before God's own time
I stand before a piece of stone

Etched in memory is your name
Feeling numb, how long will this remain?
I stand before a piece of stone

I see others that have come and gone
The flowers galore represent their song
I stand before a piece of stone

You traded your life to go to heaven
If I had known your pain was so laden ~
Mom now stands before a piece of stone

©Holly P. Moore
   November 2012

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  1. Date: 12/1/2012 8:25:00 AM
    Holly, this one is heart breaking. Sure hope it is not true. I think ghazal is a really good idea for this message.

  1. Date: 11/28/2012 3:36:00 PM
    Very intense write here holly, I stand here in giving A prayer, god bless those who have come and gone, for you are always with in my heart, but deeper with in my soul and never forgotten, for I knw that god will keep you safe in his kingdom... Amen love always Carma

  1. Date: 11/28/2012 8:14:00 AM
    Holly good refrain, well done...David