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Hilda Brooke, Seasoned by Suffering
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By Quentin Clingerman
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Hilda Brooke, Seasoned by Suffering

 

My good friend, Hilda Brooke,

Loved the Lord and attending church

Her faith was steadfast in her waining years

Years of suffering, pain, and tears

But she kept the faith, strong 'til the end

 

Her mind alert, she was ready with a smile

Even when she felt this life not worthwhile

In her late nineties, she was ready to go

Praying for others her God to know

Faithful to God, her family, friends, and church

 

A prayer warrior who will be very much missed

 

Hilda Brooke, Seasoned by Suffering(c)2010 Quentin Clingerman

 


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Submitted: Saturday, May 15, 2010

Last Updated: Saturday, May 15, 2010

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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