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Graveside
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By Quentin Clingerman
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Graveside

 

 

With others of older generation I sat before the lovely urn

Betty's, my late wife's sister, ashes ready to be committed to the ground

Behind me was the spot where my wife's ashes were committed some

twenty years ago.

 

After gospel songs, Scrpture, sermon (by a grandson) memories were

expressed

I recalled her hospitality and friendliness, times of gathering aroun

her organ and singing gospel songs

She will ever be in my heart

She may well be sharing with her sister, my wife, in Heaven. as they

worship together the One who provided their way to Heaven

 

Life goes on and hope, sustained in part by those who've gone before/

 

 

Graveside (c)2014  Quentin Clingerman 


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Submitted: Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 2, 2014

About the Poet
I am a retired educator. Now 85 years of age. I live in Maryland. I am the father of three ladies and thirteen grandchildren. Four grandchildren now married. I have two great grandsons, Koi Jon and Quinn Manu and a great granddaughter,Sephira Jade. Poems are an expression of how I think and feel. Variety in either case! I am the founder of WordChimes.com WC originated in February, 2000.


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