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#PoetryWeek – poet Sheila Hall


A Life Among The Pages

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Sweet Little Sapling

Sweet little sapling, full of grace,
I watched you planted in love’s own embrace.
Sheltered and cared,
You grew up straight and tall;
A sweet little sapling,
Answering Heaven’s triumphant call.

Sweet little sapling, full of grace,
The Sun and the Moon have given you face.
Feed you with soft warm Summer rain,
Sang in cool gentle breezes;
Nature’s peaceful refrain

Sweet little sapling, full of grace,
I’m saddened to tell you that Autumn has come;
The season’s are now changing,
Your fight just begun

Sweet little sapling, full of grace,
I felt the winds changing and saw the frigid trace.
The storm clouds approaching, your Parents left you alone
To weather a storm; one you have never before known.

Sweet little sapling, full of grace,
Hear my pleas for your immortal place.
Though storms are a-raging and beating you down,
Let not the proud Lightning come…

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