Black Poetry : A Centenarian Has Fallen

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  1. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    A Centenarian Has Fallen
    (Psalm 116:15, "Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.")


    Her struggles were many
    Her journey…long
    Through happiness, or misery
    Her countenance remained strong


    Beyond a century
    Life marked her earthly reign
    Through civil dishevel
    And many struggles, she came


    There are many who will miss
    Her kind, gentle smile
    The whisper of her voice
    That brought joy to her child


    But we’re not here to moan
    Or to give grief to her passing
    One hundred years…plus
    Is a testament to God’s Blessings


    We are gathered here, today
    To celebrate the life
    Of a mother
    An aunt
    A friend
    A wife
    And so many other honors
    We can bestow upon her
    This…battle-weary woman
    With nary a worry…nor a care
    We’re grateful to have been blessed
    With her presence for so long
    Let’s be thankful she’s at rest
    …That her memory will live on


    She’s captured her glory
    She passed her test
    She’s finished the good race
    She’s earned her rest


    Rest Peacefully, Auntee.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    beautifully expressed brother. the love shown is taken into Heaven she hear you!
    again my deepest condolances
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    There is longevity on both sides of the stream; looking forward to my one hundred and ten PLUS.:)

    Thanks for the love, $$RICHMAN$$
     
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    baller - This was written well and was heartfelt. Auntee would be proud. HH
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanks Harry. 'preciate ya.
     
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