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Old 08-19-2004, 06:31 PM   #1
Join Date: Feb 2004
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"May I go now?" (A poem you all might enjoy)

This poem was written by one of Margaretís friends and it was printed on the back of her announcements.

May I go now?

May I go now?
Do you think the time is right?
May I say goodbye to pain filled days
and endless lonely nights?

I lived my life and done my best,
an example I've tried to be.
So can I take that step beyond the light
and set my spirit free?

I didn't want to go at first,
I fought with all my might.
But something seems to draw me now
to that warm and loving light.

I want to go, I really do,
it's difficult to stay.
But I will try as best I can
to live just one more day.

To give you time to care for me
and share your love and fears.
I know you're sad and are afraid,
because I see your tears.

I'll not be far, I promise that,
and I hope you'll always know.
That my spirit will be close to you
Where ever you may go.

Thank you so for loving me
and know that I love you too.
That's why it's hard to say goodbye
and end this life with you.

So hold me now just one more time
and let me hear you say,
"Because you care so much for me,
you'll let me go today

I'm not sure which one of her friends wrote this. She didn't share it with me. Margaret told her daughter to include it. Hope you like it as much as we all did.

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