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RE: Grandson

That is awesome Jim... is Gabriel taking after grandpa with creative


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of james singer
> Sent: Thursday, October 13, 2005 3:42 PM
> To: Garden Chat
> Subject: [CHAT] Grandson
> Got the following message from my DIL today. FWIW.
> "A few weeks ago, [my grandson] Gabriels chorusmaster told the
> Childrens Chorus of Washington about several childrens choirs in New
> Orleans whose members had been scattered all over the country because
> of the hurricanes, making it unlikely they would be able to
> regroup. One child apparently said that not being able to sing with his
> choir made him thirsty. Gabriel identified with that specific loss,
> among all the devastation, and decided to write a poem for those
> children and their choirs...."
> Hope
> A brilliant ocean
> Dancing light
> Sparkles with life
> Healing wind blows over your face
> And wounds of warped smiles
> Wash away in tides of stillness
> The rhythm of the water against the battered beach
> Pounds a beat
> Into a mind healing song
> That wishes your worry away
> Clouds clear
> Then sun rains down
> Hitting the earth
> With thunderous pounds of joy
> A leaping blue sky caresses the sun
> A choir of voices can be heard again
> The thirsty plant
> Inside your soul
> Is thirsty no more
> And blooms with many thanks
> Hallelujah, I can live again
> Hallelujah, I can sing again
> Dedicated to the city and choirs of New Orleans
> Gabe Singer
> 9/30/05
> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> Hardiness Zone 10
> Heat Zone 10
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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