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Dear Lord...
by Elizabeth A. Price
Saturday, October 09, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.
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I recently lost my Aunt Gussy and this is a make believe conversation with God...

 

Dear Lord…
 
 
Dear Lord, I regret to inform you
That Gertrude Gustava Swanson Kaut
Whom you claimed on September 16, 2010
Has been recalled.
 
A grievous error was found with that model. She had the
“I haven’t read all the books I wanted to” defect.
Kindly return her so that this defect can be corrected.
 
Oh, yes Lord, I know my request is pure selfishness.
I know her heart gave out, but her spirit never did nor her
Unconditional love, nor her quiet strength, nor her sense of
Humor, nor her ability to tell me when I was wrong.
Oh, I will see her again someday.
But Lord, that’s not the answer I wanted.
 
Yes, Lord I will work on being less selfish, less
Impertinent? What?  Less ungrateful?
But…less impatient? Less whining?
But how can I do all this without my Aunt Gussy?
 
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Reviewed by JMS Bell 5/19/2011
SPLENDID! AN UNIQUE LOOK AT THE ACCEPTANCE OF GOD'S WILL. THANKS FOR SHARING. LOVE, BLESSINGS & FAITH...JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Vivian Dawson 4/15/2011
Liz, These thoughts come to mind...after such a loving tribute to Aunt Gussy....Thank you God for teaching me to laugh...but please God, don't ever let me forget that I cried....Lady Vivian
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 4/11/2011
I know you must miss her terribly. So sorry for your loss Liz. This is a very unique and beautiful tribute to such a special and loving woman.
Reviewed by Connie Faust 2/27/2011
This goes right to the heart, Liz. It's so hard to part and so hard to wait for sweet reunion. What if we did not have the memories to keep us warm? And God, to comfort our hurting hearts.
Love,
Connie
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 1/19/2011
So sorry about your aunt sweet lady...lovely writing as always from a very lovely woman..take care OK...Hugsss
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 12/4/2010
I am sorry about your loss, Liz; but this is a fine tribute nonetheless. Thank you for sharing it. Love and best wishes to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Axilea MU 12/3/2010
I love the tone, daring, ironic, funny, tragic... all of this at the same time. Great energy in this piece, Liz.

Axilea
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 10/27/2010
Liz,
I'm sorry about your Aunt Gussy. I like your format in this piece. It's somewhat playful, though the situation is a sad one. Love and hugs,
Sheila
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 10/12/2010
I don't believe your make believe. The minute you scribed it God knew, although he probably held the pen. I'm very sorry for your temporarily lost Aunt Gussy but your offering here made me smile a tiny bit. No offense intended. Patrick
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 10/11/2010
sorry to hear about your aunt Liz, I lost both of my favorite aunts, but they both were just like your aunt, loving and strong, so I honor them by trying to be the same, you'll be just fine, very good honest verse in relation, take care
Reviewed by E T Waldron 10/10/2010
A warm and wonderful prayer/poem for your precious Aunt Gussy!
Sounds like you will miss her a lot,Liz! God's blessings of quick healing and ways to keep her in your thoughts while you adjust to her being gone,in body, but not in spirit!

Love and hugs,
Eileen
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 10/9/2010
What a wonderful poem of heart and faithfulness! Brava!
Best Wishes,
Christine
Reviewed by RM Green 10/9/2010
Beautiful tribute to your Aunt Gussy... I know she is smiling down on you right now! She lives on in your heart... Be Blessed!

RM Green
Reviewed by John Flanagan 10/9/2010
This is just so right, Elizabeth, so so good.
May Aunt Gussy rest in peace.

John
Reviewed by George Carroll 10/9/2010
Fantastic poetry for a loved one. What a great ending.

George
Reviewed by Felix Perry 10/9/2010
Yes I think we all lose those close to our hearts throughout our live times that we would dearly love to recall...like the way you did this Liz.
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