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We Learned Forgiveness
by Michelle R Kidwell Power In The Pen

Saturday, April 24, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
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For Aretha on her twenty seventh birthday...




It's your first birthday,

Without Nonna

There to celebrate with you.

A year of hard goodbye's

( Your twenty sixth year)

Now behind you.

A year of fighting,

And tears,

Of reconcilation,

Of death,

and of Birth

A year of standing beside a bedside,

Hands linked,

In the midst of a family war

As we said our last goodbyes,

Putting our differences aside,

Learning to say goodbye,

And learning forgiveness,

Without a word being said....

Copyright Michelle R Kidwell


For Aretha/ may we never be so blinded by anger and hate again...

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Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/24/2004

beautiful, heartfelt write--enjoyed!

(((HUGS))) and love, karla. :)
Reviewed by Sarah Tagert 4/24/2004
great write as always
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/24/2004
aretha will be touched by this as i was; what a sweet, heartfelt tribute to her on her birthday! happy birthday, aretha! and thanks for being such a caring sister, michelle; you are a doll!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by Linda Hill 4/24/2004
Beautiful tribute, Michelle
From the heart!

Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 4/24/2004
Oh Michelle..this touched I recall my moms sons and daughters had been at war with
each other...but around her bed...we were lost in grief..
and nothing else mattered..I truly relat to this touching
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