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Darling Child

I watch you as you play pretend,
a princess or the president;
The queen of all the cities 'round,
or even a crazy circus clown.

Your eyes beam with a mystery,
that only the Lord above can see;
He has great plans for future things,
throughout long winters and flowering springs.

With a lust for life no adult can show,
your smiling face in heaven's glow;
Could teach the world just how to shine,
and open hearts before their time.

The tiny little hands I hold,
are worth more than all the silver and gold;
Your easy days of wondrous play,
in memory shall never go astray.
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Darling Child , by Fran McClelland 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Fran McClelland 16 days ago
to make us better and lift us higher ! 
Fran McClelland 13 days ago
the innocence and playfulness of children keeps us young ! 
Fran McClelland 10 days ago
"Guide them but step away, children will glisten"... Line from song by
Stephen Sondheim...very apt today !! 
Coy Day 16 days ago
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Fran McClelland 16 days ago
thank you, Coy ! 
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