Family Cemeteries

"In The Garden"



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Today we walked where others walked On a lonely, windswept hill; Today we talked where other cried For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.

Today our hearts were touched by graves of tiny babies; Snatched from the arms of loving kin,   In the heartbreak of the ages.

Today we saw where the grandparents lay .   In the last sleep of their time;   Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.

Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;   Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?   Was it a babe, child, young or old?   No indication could be found.

  Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.   We had been here once before   on a day we'd all like to forget,   But will remember forever more.

  Today we recorded for kith and kin   The graves of ancestors past; To be preserved for generations hence,          A record we hope will last.

  Cherish it, my friend; Preserve it, my friend, For stones sometimes crumble to dust, And generations of folks yet to come will be grateful for your trust.


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