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We Learned Forgiveness
by Michelle R Kidwell Power In The Pen

Saturday, April 24, 2004
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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


April.24.04


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
(((michelle)))

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!

*Linda*
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 4/24/2004
Oh Michelle..this touched me...as I recall my moms
passing...us 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
poem...floria



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