To Lucy, My Sister

by Phyllis

First of all, I want you to know
Thank you for nurturing me, so I could grow.

We’ve cried tears, had years of strife.
You tenderly remind me that, “That’s Life.”

The good Lord carries us, as does He His sheep
Where ‘er the mountains get too steep.

You and I laugh through our sorrows,
And rainbows brighten our tomorrows.

And every cloud has a silver lining
With your blue eyes brightly shining.

I can still hear you softly say,
“Phyllis, Honey, this is how to pray!”

September, 2011

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s