Family & Friends Poem by Lizzy Pureheart

Family & Friends

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We all have a cherished garden we tend -
It is planted with love of family and friends.
The memories and dreams we treasure and share
Are like beautiful roses found blooming there.
The comfort and care on which we depend
Is given with love between family and friends.
The sunshine of laughter and rain of a tear
Only make our love grow with each passing year.
We may all be ourselves with no need to pretend
Because of the love of family and friends;
They notice the rainbows and weather the showers.
They overlook weeds and praise all our flowers.
The most valuable thing is the time that we spend
Tending this garden with family and friends.
When counting our blessings, we know from the start
That family and friends come first in our heart.

Delia 28 March 2019

This was a favourite poem of my mums; she wrote it down on a sheet of paper and kept it folded in her purse. we found it after she passed and my sister and I both read it out at her service. I now have it framed and have hung it on the wall beside her picture. its a beautiful poem and now has much meaning to me.

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