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A poem that tells why I do this...
The Recording Of A Cemetery
By Thelma Green Reagan
Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where other cried
For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.
Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.
Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.
Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.
Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.
Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.
Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.
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|Messages left for Roberta♥ (7)||[Leave Message]|
I want to send you and yours best wishes for a
very HAPPY CHRISTMAS and wish you a HAPPY HEALTHY NEW YEAR,
I also want to thank you for visiting my sister Mars this year and the lovely tokens you so kindly left for her,
it was greatly appreciated
Best wishes from Ireland
Added by Reilly on Dec 18, 2012 3:46 PM
|Angel of Flowers||Thank you!|
Thank you Roberta for visiting my son Steven's memroial and leaving a lovely token. Y0ur kind gesture is heartfelt and deeply appreciated by me.
Have a Great Day!
|Rosie||Maj Gerald Bloomfield, II|
Heartfelt thanks for honoring Maj Gerald Bloomfield, II by sponsoring his memorial.
Added by Rosie on Aug 02, 2012 12:47 AM
|Elizabeth Reed||Thank you!|
Thank you for your generous sponsorships of Robert, Duane and David. That was very kind of you.
|Carl F. Johnson||Thanks|
thanks for the flowers you have left for my family...it means alot.
I found June's birthday on Ancestry for you. Aug 30 1918.
Added by KurtWiss on Mar 18, 2012 12:29 PM
|Chris Mills||Evora Slatter|
You are welcome!