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Letting Go

Post  Cheryl Brickner on Fri Feb 03 2012, 16:50

Letting Go

The time has come to
Say goodbye as I saw
The twinkle in your eye.
Reminiscing things of long ago
When it seemed only
Yesterday you began to grow.
Your kind smile and
Silly laugh have always
Brought me happinest in the past.
Now it's time for you to go
Where things end up
Only God knows.
I feel an emptiness
In my heart from memories of
Your childhood which brings
A tear to start.
Only God knows the direction
You must go.
I leave you with my love so true
That continues to flow in and out of you.
As I turn to say goodbye my heart
Begins to cry.
But it's not forever
We all must try.
Your growing up so fast
That it's hard to release
You into the world.
Knowing God is in control,
I slowly let go until the next time
I see you body and soul.

(c) Cheryl Jenkins Brickner 2012
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Re: Letting Go

Post  Lucie on Fri Feb 03 2012, 17:02

oh, that's a scary thought..I'm only months away from my son who may turn to me and say he's leaving. God, hope he stays for a few years yet!-but i dread the day...


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Re: Letting Go

Post  Sue McDonald on Mon Feb 13 2012, 18:25

Beautiful poem Cheryl.....have gone through this a few times with my three and ......just to put a smile on your face the second and third time they leave put extra locks on the door so you don't have to go through it so many times !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I do love my children but have had the revolving door removed !!! lol But again Cheryl Well Done ! Like a Star @ heaven Like a Star @ heaven Like a Star @ heaven give flowers
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Re: Letting Go

Post  jinettyx on Tue Feb 14 2012, 07:39

......Sue, can I buy your revolving door off you?....I hope I don't need it , but just in case.....Lol!!
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