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Send Me Butterflies

Retired counselor, 341 short stories published by FSU. I have 4 sons, love sharing photography, writing, love travel, sunshine, sea & Grace.

(Written because someone very close to me...has a terminal illness)

Let me drink in your smiles whilst we're together
Let me hold your eyes and remember them forever
Let me be close to you until we blend
Let there be laughter and joy until the end

Let me stay by your side as you die
Let my love be enough when you cry
Let me smile as my heart aches and grieves
Let me share God with you, before you leave

Let me be strong when the time comes
Let me be strong!
Let me be able to let go when you pass on
Let me be gracious as my heart breaks in two
Let me want to breathe, as each breath leaves you

Let me lay you to rest with Gods Grace
Let me always remember your face
Let me not hate God for taking you away
Let me not bargain and beg you to stay
Let me try to carry on each day.

Let me not grieve and become bitter when you leave
Let me be able to go forward and believe
Let me know we'll meet again, somewhere in time
Let me know my dearest one, that you are fine
Let me know, send me butterflies... as a sign.

© 2010 Helen Lewis

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