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  A Prayer; The River And A Leaf
by J. Allen Wilson
Saturday, November 08, 2008
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This marks the first time that I have come down to OUR River without Leah in tow. Therefore the photo above of from last fall and not this fall.


A Prayer; The River And A Leaf.

 

 

I walked in the pretty silence today meditating along the rivers soft edge.

I chased the blowing leaves in my memories; I chased the yellows and Leah the reds.

Yet in the reality of this day, they just danced singular about my feet.

I thought of all the autumns before and now in my heart I softly weep.

 

I walked with care now across the smooth rock into the river and away from shore.

I found a place in the middle of the river so wide and pondered our time before.

I watched in amazement as the leaves rose to great heights and then in twirls gently fell.

Many landed in the water all around me save one; a red one that kissed my face and came to rest on my lap with a song to tell.

 

It sang to me in its red and leafy way; it sang the songs of my Leah clear as day.

I pulled my pen from my pocket and on this little red leaf I did so inscribe.

I wrote the simple words to my baby that I love her still and will as long as I am alive.

 

I then pulled the leaf to my heart and said a little prayer for her love this day.

I then leaned down to the waters edge and released the small leaf into the rivers way.

Sail on my love my heart cried out; sail on and know in truth…

I will, oh I will always and forever love you.

 

J. Allen Wilson © 11/8/08

 

 

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Reviewed by Rebecca Russell 11/10/2008
A beautiful write, a lovely picture. Thank you for sharing. Rebecca
Reviewed by Cryssa C 11/10/2008
Your writing touches my heart. It is wonderful and beautiful to be witness to the love you shared, and still share...
Cryssa
Reviewed by stan nassano 11/9/2008
in the moment ..thanks for sharing a great tribute a love story,
stan
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 11/9/2008
So lovely...
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 11/8/2008
so beautiful and such release is expressed in the leaf being passed to the river
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 11/8/2008
Allen,

This is absolutely beautiful ... a gift to those of us going through the journey with you. We feel your loss; we feel your pain; we feel your love. Know that God lost, too ... and He hurts for you. And do you know how much He loves you! Lean on Him; He'll get you through. Thank you.

(((HUGS))) love and continued prayer, Karla.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 11/8/2008
Better now than when we talked earlier...sorry about clicking off so fast, but I had a patient ready to be picked up...enjoyed talking to ya'll...Ed
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 11/8/2008
lovely write
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 11/8/2008
Your love for Leah is evident in the words you write, I know she is looking down on you from Heaven, encouraging you to get through each new day, from what I have read about her through your words, she was a one of a kind lady
In Christs Love
Michelle~

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