A Letter To Parley Poem by Kim Barney

Kim Barney

Kim Barney

I was born in a bank - - my mother went there and made a deposit

A Letter To Parley

Rating: 5.0

Dear Parley,

I know I only met you once,
yet I feel I know you quite well,
since your grandma is my sister.

You looked so healthy and happy
that day that it's hard to believe
the bad news that you have received.

I know you love to play baseball,
and that's my favorite sport, too.
I was good at batting the ball

and running bases years ago
when I was young. I never had
a strong throwing arm, but I was

very accurate. I hear that
you also like video games.
Some of them are all right, but one

should avoid any that involve
shooting or killing. Violence
becomes ingrained in you and then

you lose all sense of wrong and right.
Video games did not exist
when I was your age. How times change!

Be brave and strong and listen to
your parents and all the doctors,
but most of all, please don't forget

to pray to Heavenly Father
when you are alone or troubled.
He knows you and loves you deeply.

I think He has a plan for you
to remain a bit longer here
on this earth, but if He were to

take you away at eight years old,
then know that He has even more
important work for you Up There.

Death is not to be feared by those
who are faithful in their callings
and you certainly fit the bill.

Uncle Kim

A Letter To Parley
My sister's grandson has been diagnosed with a deadly, life-threatening medical condition. Your prayers would be appreciated.
Varsha M 27 June 2021

This is very sad Kim. My prayers for his speedy recovery. Be hopeful. I'm sure there. Must be a greater plan.

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Cowboy Ron Williams 27 June 2021

Kim, so sorry to hear about the little tyke's plight. You have done a marvelous job with this poem, partner! I have given it five stars and will add it to my favorites list. Outstanding work!

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Grace Diane Jessen 27 June 2021

A heartfelt message for the boy and all of us. Well done!

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Belle Wassermeister 27 June 2021

Wow! What a poignant poem! Wonderfully crafted! Five stars! To my favorites!

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Extremely saddened to know of your sister's grandson suffering from a deadly disease.

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Kim Barney 04 February 2023

(2) Thank you, everyone who took the time to pray for him. God does answer prayers.

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Kim Barney 04 February 2023

More than a year later, Parley is living the life of a normal boy, He is currently symptom-free. He was never aware of how deadly his condition was and was never told about this poem written for him.

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very sad news Kim Barney. God will show the right path. hope the child will recover from his sufferings.

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Bharati Nayak 09 June 2022

A poignant poem.My prayers before God for your grandson's recovery.

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Susan Williams 05 July 2021

Sorry I had to chop this prayer into pieces but PH doesn't let me say much at one time

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Kim Barney

Kim Barney

I was born in a bank - - my mother went there and made a deposit
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