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  An Empty Chair
by Jill Eisnaugle
Sunday, April 23, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.

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This poem was written as a request from my 80-year old, second grade teacher. The poem will be used, during a school reunion in May, as a memorial tribute to the students, who have passed away, since the last year's reunion.


 


 


 


We gather here, a class once more
To reminiscence, like years before
Upon the days and joys we knew
Before our school-aged time was through
Yet, as we meet, with memories near
We think of those, always held dear -
Our friends and classmates, passed away
To be with God, every school day.


 


They sit at desks, resting on clouds
Surrounded by angelic crowds
Where they shall be forevermore
The friends and schoolmates we adore
They’ll be with us in every prayer
Until the day, we join them there
Within the walls of Heaven’s class
Where friendships formed shall always last.


 


Until that hour, we join again
An empty chair, we will maintain
In honor of the life-long bond
We forged with those, now passed beyond
The friends with whom we learned life’s truth
Whose bonds lasted far from our youth
And shall remain forever near
When we gather, year after year.


                                                  


© 2006 – Jill Eisnaugle’s Poetry Collection


 


 




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Reviewed by George Dominguez 5/22/2011
WOW! What a beautiful tribute though poetry and from the heart do you write. I love this one very powerful. George AKA THE WISE OLD OWL.
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 4/26/2006
A wonderful, loving tribute!
Birgit and Roger
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 4/25/2006
Sweet.

Ron
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 4/24/2006
This is such a lovely and caring tribute to those lost friends, beautiful Jill,

Reindeer
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/23/2006
Jill,

A beautiful way to remember lost classmates...thank you, well written.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Candy T (Reader) 4/23/2006
if you don't write for a greeting card company, you should. i would pay good money for a card with your words on it. very touching, and sad, and true. thank you.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/23/2006
Most beautiful Jill!!

Moving piece!!

Love tinka

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