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Video Music: Elegy.
By Asher Fulero.
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S ister Margaret's been here many years
I n service to the children and the Lord.
S he is one lovely note within a chord
T oo vast and beautiful for human ears.
E ven those who've carved out bright careers
R emember long and fondly one who gave
M ore love to their young hearts than they could save,
A river sweeping through their childhood tears;
R emember, too, the beauty of a life
G iven as an act of charity,
A ll of it, not one desire held back.
R uled by need, they pause in harmony,
E ven in the midst of daily strife,
T o see in her a passion that they lack.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon.
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