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Treasures Of Your Soul

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Treasures Of Your Soul

 
~~ A lonely little girl lost and frightened of the world, I knew only of sorrow, tears and death; I hid myself in the tangle of my hair and refused to talk; Hugging my only friend and companion, a doll, Then Grandma took me under her wings and changed my life. In an attic room, I cried and cried . . . We would sit in her sunny kitchen with the teapot, From fine china cups we would sip and dunk; She told me stories of the past, of people I did not know; I watched her lips and her changing expressions, And inside of me a seed was planted, a gift given. She gave me a writing journal and my own pen, Write me a story was her only request; And in my sweet attic room, I wrote and wrote, At the kitchen table she would read my stories, Grandma saved my life, slowly I found my little voice. She is my treasure and when she died my heart broke, I will never forget the kindness and gifts given; She took a broken child and gave her the skill of words; A grandma, a muse, an angel that watches over me. Now in a peaceful cemetery I read her stories that I write. In an attic room, I cried and cried . . . ___________________ August 10, 2013 Verse For the contest, Treasures Of Your Soul, Gail Angel Doyle

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  1. Date: 8/22/2013 2:47:00 AM
    Most beautiful indeed :) Congrats on ur win ;)

  1. Date: 8/21/2013 4:30:00 PM
    very nice Congrats on your win. Morgan

  1. Date: 8/21/2013 11:37:00 AM
    congrats on a great win.(:c Jenish

  1. Date: 8/21/2013 7:54:00 AM
    Deep beauty. Broken, , Impressed by the soul and sad grip in the imagery. All I can do is imagine deep beauty from your soul.. WOW! What a treasure... Congratulations with the beauty from your heart...

  1. Date: 8/20/2013 8:46:00 PM
    congratulations... xox ~SKAT

  1. Date: 8/16/2013 3:02:00 PM
    beautiful tribute, Constance

  1. Date: 8/13/2013 3:36:00 PM
    a wonderful poem. Good luck in the contest....LINDA

  1. Date: 8/12/2013 10:37:00 AM
    this is amazing poetry, and a wonderful tribute poem,, also inspirational