Families Are the Girders Underneath

Music: Land of My Fathers.
Sequenced by Barry Taylor.

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Families are the girders underneath
All the brick and mortar of our lives.
Marriages will rarely end in death:
In sons and daughters long they hold their breath,
Lingering far past the men and wives,
Yet heard in great-great grandchildren's joy and grief.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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