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Life Was A Song You Would Sing


Life was a song you would sing
In your warm, beautiful way,
From the moment you first drew breath
Until your last mortal day.

Every morning you would rise,
Filled with hope, just as a bird,
And with an optimistic mind,
Make your way through the world.

Always a spring in your step,
You would walk, long and tall,
Singing a quiet song in your heart
Of life's joys, great and small.

There were times sorrow came,
When your heart yearned for peace,
But even then, not for one day
Did your melody cease.

Full eighty-seven years -
A blessed life - you were given;
At rest it seemed you were still singing -
As a pure angel of heaven.





Copyright Susy Evelyne,25 October 2013

Submitted: Friday, October 25, 2013
Edited: Saturday, October 26, 2013

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  • Bronze Star - 6,756 Points * Sunprincess * (6/30/2014 8:21:00 AM)

    .........and with a song in their heart they enjoyed life to the fullest...this is a beautiful tribute for someone very special.... (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,389 Points Jayatissa K. Liyanage (6/30/2014 6:03:00 AM)

    Life's true love
    Rhymed live
    In rhythmic jive
    We all, in hive.
    What a nice felicitation to a life well lived! Thanx Susy for sharing. Please read my poems too, on life. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 667 Points Stephen Katona (6/17/2014 12:28:00 PM)

    Everyone who has lost a loved one needs to have the opportunity to read this poem at their funeral. I would be so honoured if my family used this poem at the end of my life. I shall share this poem with friends. (Report) Reply

    Rookie - 57 Points Susy Evelyne (6/18/2014 4:52:00 AM)

    Thank you. I am honoured and glad this poem means so much to you - as it does to me.

  • Rookie - 0 Points Geetima Baruah Sarma (10/28/2013 8:56:00 PM)

    A wonderful tribute! Enjoyed reading the lines...
    Singing a quiet song in your heart
    Of life's joys, great and small. (Report) Reply

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