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Anonymous Gifts
by Rebecca S Russell

Monday, September 06, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Twice now
Total strangers
Have paid for my meals.
The first, I'm told,
Was a "gentlemen"
Who anonymously paid
On his way
Out the door;
The second,
An elderly Black woman,
Gently placed
The paid check
On the table
By my elbow,
Blessed me,
Then disappeared
From my sight.
Who am I
To deserve such charity?
What have I done
To earn their kind regard?
I am humbled
By their gifts
And can only hope
To one day
Pay them forward
By blessing someone else
With a gift
From my bounty.

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Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 9/7/2010
God knows who needs what from whom. A deeply touching pen.
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 9/6/2010
Gorgeous poem and message ~
Blessings,
Christine



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