Category Archives: Memories

I Am…the dew

I Am…the dew I am healthy, I am whole, I am rain, I am snow, And hail and sleet and waves; I am the dew upon your lash, And I am here. And if and when comes the time, Let … Continue reading

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An Angel Weeps

  AN ANGEL WEEPS H. W. Bryce Oh cry for the angel, Cry for the angel who weeps Each time a conscience sleeps. Oh cry now for the angel For every angry word, an angel weeps, For every double cross, … Continue reading

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Everyone Has a Mother

  Everyone Has a Mother Everyone has a mother; most have a grandma too, You may be young and hip, well hurray for you, But if you don’t know your grandma’s story, You don’t know just who you are. Even … Continue reading

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The Old Quilting Bee

  The Old Quilting Bee H. W. Bryce Ladies bending over quilting frame, Busy fingers stitching squares Into a pattern speaking love, Happy voices humming hope. Making patches, keeping memories, Every stitch a kiss, each caress A stroke of strength, … Continue reading

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Cheshire Cat

  * This may strike you odd as a tribute, but anything can trigger a cherished memory – anything! So, today I choose the amusing over the maudlin. When the Cheshire Cat Comes to Visit When the Cheshire Cat comes … Continue reading

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Virtual Hug

  Virtual Hug Truly I wish that you were here, Or that I were there with you. I’d pack it up upon a dare, But my duties keep me here. And so I send my virtual hug And with it … Continue reading

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Cobwebs: An Outrageous Appeal

  Cobwebs: An Outrageous Appeal Cobwebs Memories in cobwebs left in the dust of time, Not called upon, they fade into the mist. Tricks fail to recall, even with the help of rhyme; Soon they are forgotten and soon they’re … Continue reading

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