I am a writer. My passion is poetry. I feel words connect people together and help us to understand the feelings we share.
This poem "Community Support" is a poem I wrote to express how proud I am of my community for coming together to help someone in need.
Two small children from our community are battling the fight of Lukemia.
It breaks my heart to know these parents must face this struggle, but this day was filled with numerous activities geared towards raising money to help.
It was free to attend & shuttle service was provided.
They had numerous raffle ticket drawings. One for a 2000 Harley Road King Motorcycle with 34,000 miles on it.
The raffle ticket for the Harley costs $25.00 each.
"Clay Walker ~ The Chain Of Love"
A whole community gathering around
digging deep in their pockets,
to put a smile on a face of worry
for two small children
ages nine and fifteen battling the disease of leukemia.
From feeding one’s belly
to quenching one’s thirst
or attire to wear,
no donation too small to accept
to relieve a bit of worry,
facing the parent’s hearts
as they face this struggle each day.
Nothing can dim the light
that shines from within.
— Maya Angelou
Benefit For Two Locals
- Benefit to be held for two locals - The Record Herald
At 8- and 14-years-old, two locals were both diagnosed with Leukemia in January of 2021. Now 9- and 15-years-old, these two boys still battle this terrible
"Rascal Flatts ~ I Won't Let Go"
© 2021 BRENDA ARLEDGE