JoAnne Shadday

(2/6/61 / Circleville, Oh)

I Ask


If I ask you to stay, will you linger beside me? If I promise you tomorrow, will you give me today? If I am faithful to you, will I remain true to myself? If I accomplish much, have I gained less? If I do not ask, does this mean that you know? If I search and I find, have I lost what I seek? If I let go of my past, will I gain a future? If I trust and obay, will you show me a better way? If I should dare to dream, will you come apart at the seams? If you hold me toady, will I continue to stay? I wonder....

Submitted: Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Edited: Thursday, September 12, 2013

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