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The Tree of Loss and Gain
Around this tree my dreams gracefully float
This place of sweet and longing hope.
The beauty held within my dreams
Makes them burn brighter than they seem.
I caught my dreams up in my hands
I knew that he would understand.
He knew that I had more to be
He saw it hidden underneath.
My dreams once held him close and dear
And whispered words of love into my ear.
Then I found life’s next good-bye
I realized that my dreams must fly.
Now they float around a tree
Much like the one where God placed Adam and Eve.
I’ve lost the dreams I used to hold
My new dreams will be bright and bold.
As Adam’s sons found joy in imperfection
So will I in this painful lesson.
It seems letting go is hard to do
What I want now will be wonderfully new.
The tree of wrong and right
Gave others a pristine light.
The tree of loss and gain
Let me know I could dream again.