A Collection of Original Poetry by Students of Ladysmith High School

Thursday, 17 September 2015

The Greatest Treasure ~ Michaela Tommy

For some it is the comfort of presence
For most it is the enjoyment of being
All those of every generation, all those descendants
Brought together by feeling


The sorrowful departure of a loved one
Brings together those who wish him farewell
Those that spend time to enjoy the sun
Reminisce in stories to tell


Sorrow and joy mix the colour of the sky
As angels open the heavenly gates in welcome
We part to meet so this is not goodbye


In spirit or distance we will always come
Family is a treasure to hold deep in your heart
Always know that we shall never part.




©  Michaela Tommy




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Grade 11
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1 comment:

  1. This is very moving. Especially "we part to meet so this is not goodbye." It is wonderful when someone feels this way about their family. A beautiful poem.

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