Poetry on Odyssey: What She Gave Me
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Poetry on Odyssey: What She Gave Me

For the Gifts of Love

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Poetry on Odyssey: What She Gave Me
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What She Gave Me

A heart and a hand

An audience for my band

These are the things She Gave

Me


A light for the road

and a friend on the way

To journey through life

together


An ear that listened

when I needed it most

and a hug when I wanted

somebody close


A love that understands,

a surprising joy that expands

These are the things She Gave

Me


This poem is a small thank you to all of the women in my life who have been there for me and have supported me, and given me gifts that at the time may have been small, but have added up to a lot. In this season of Epiphany, take the time to thank those who have given you the gifts that they had, the individuals who like the magi of the Baby Jesus took time that was precious to them and shared themselves with you. Make an effort to be that light of support, that unexpected gift of joy in someone else's life.

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