When I Consider Thy Heavens

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COLLAGE

Posted by ShipwreckWriter - Lynn Pettigrew Norris on December 21, 2012 at 12:15 PM

Memories of recent and past losses of loved ones

Hang on the wall of all our hearts.

Scenes from tragedies flash across our minds.

Scattered photos of children in a grade school.

Silent nights ring out from their bedroom walls.

The why’s and what for’s clutter our hearts.

Not knowing that those are not important thoughts.

Collages created on a facebook wall

As the news feed scrolls with “miss you’s”

Words posted on an earthly collage

Among the memories in our minds & hearts.

Knowing that an all-knowing God sees all

The collages throughout our land.

Another year draws to a close

As families gather ‘round the Christmas tree

One more chance to make a photo

To add to our living collage.

Though seared in our thoughts is one single collage

Fresh photos of children from a schoolyard

While others paste words drawn out from broken hearts

On the scrolling walls of loved ones remembered.

 

 

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