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You Left Your Light Beneath My Path
by Antoinette Kopperfield

Saturday, January 21, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Years before
are laid beneath painted skies
as the birds chase each other
in a swarm
and I imagine you here
once again, beside me
your voice still echos
with the fullness of love

It is time for a new season
though it is not like all the rest
I have changed once again
while my dream gets closer
It is now within my reach
and the values
you taught me
ring in my ears once again

I shall not forget my thoughts
which are colored
like a wondrous pageant
of floral bouquets
lined up against
the white picket fence
and the pristine house
which only you, my grandma
could charm
with your open arms

I see you in my mind's eye
and it is just like
you are fluttering
like an angel with wings
and you have given me
all that I could desire

I feel your love to the fullest
because you
left your light
beneath my path...

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/23/2006
A most loving tribute, a precious gift, Antoinette. Thank you for sharing it. Love and peace,

Reviewed by Candy T (Reader) 1/22/2006
charming and honest, i thoroughly enjoyed reading your poem. love the last few lines.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 1/22/2006
Wow this would make one heck of a song, and it is one of the sweetest tributes I have read to a Grandmother. Beautiful is too simple too desccribe it but it is what lingers in my mind after reading it.

Reviewed by J M 1/21/2006
Beautiful tribute of heartfelt depth for your Grandma wonderful thank you for posting this one.
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 1/21/2006
Such a wonderful tribute to a loving woman,

Birgit and Roger
Reviewed by Chanti Niven 1/21/2006
I especially loved the last stanza. An effective climax to this poem.
Thanks for sharing.

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