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Weathered
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By Dale Jordan Heath
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Weathered

 

I was not ready to surrender you....

                    would I ever?

This vessel wrestling with a good-bye

                    never said....

an incomplete life....now complete,

             over to the Father forever.

Will I weather the storm...

what is weathering but rusting from these tears......

     all the years I have guarded the grave

....keeping death at bay.

And my reward...

your bronzed name shining

 like never before.

 

dale jordan heath 2011


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Submitted: Friday, January 21, 2011

Last Updated: Saturday, January 22, 2011

About the Poet
I am a Christan mother, grandmother, wife, aspiring poet, and owner of a bed and breakfast with my husband of 37 years. I love to create an ambience of serenity in my home. I love soft music, the sounds of the birds in my yard, the whir of the ceiling fans,... Time has passed since the first time I wrote my Poet Bio...it has been three years now....in that time my life has changed drastically. We lost our beloved youngest child, our only son, to suicide. It has been devastating...shaking my faith to its core but not destroying it. I have not been inspired to write for quite some time now. I pray that I will be able to emerge from this pain and write with a new passion about my journey. Until that time I ask for prayers and that God will continue to speak to me and give me the peace that passes all understanding.


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