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The Girl I Used To Be

Discussion in 'Fun Time' started by Dot, Sep 19, 2004.

  1. Dot

    Dot Active Member

    The Girl I Used To Be

    She came tonight as I sat alone..
    The girl I used to be....
    And she gazed at me with her earnest eye
    And questioned reproachfully:

    Have you forgotten the many plans
    And hopes I had for you?
    The great career,the splendid fame,
    all the wonderful things to do?
    Where is the mansion of stately height
    With all its gardens rare?
    The silken robes that I dreamed for you
    And the jewels in your hair?

    And as she spoke, I was very sad
    For I wanted her pleased with me...
    This slender girl from the shadowy past
    The girl that I used to be.

    So gently rising, I took her hand
    And guided her up the stairs
    Where peacefully sleeping, my babies lay
    Innocent, sweet, and fair.

    And I told her that these are my only gems,
    And precious they are to me;
    That silken robes is my motherhood
    Of costly simplicity.

    And my mansion of stately height is love,
    And the only career I know
    Is serving each day in these sheltered walls
    For the dear ones who come and go

    And as I spoke to my shadowy guest,
    She smiled through her tears at me.
    And I saw the woman that I am now
    Pleased the girl I used to be.

    -Author unknown
     
  2. Snowbaby

    Snowbaby Active Member

    :wub: I like that, very nice indeedy! :wub:
     
  3. AliceCoopersGirl

    AliceCoopersGirl Active Member

    :cry: :cry: That is sooo nice Dot.
     
  4. Jedi_chick

    Jedi_chick New Member

    awwwwwwww!! That is gorgeous! :baby: :preggers:
     
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