Family Memory – a Prayer

Family Prayer

How quiet is the lonely wood
where ‘midst these markers lay –
How lonely are the steps between
the graves of those I walk today –
How peaceful is the summer corn
around this church’s graveyard stands.
How steadfast this emotion seems
When pen’d from living hands –

At rest and peace I find thee,
silent ‘neath the clustered trees –
With truth and love I bless thee,
while praying from my knees!

2 Comments

Filed under Family, Memory, Photography, Poetry

2 responses to “Family Memory – a Prayer

  1. glo blue

    Stunning, I felt all my loved ones that have past & also a sense of mortality. This was beautiful & very moving my love. Thank you.

  2. Sheri Koetsier

    Very touching! Thank you for sharing.

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