Family Book

June 10, 2012
By Hollyss SILVER, Stafford, Virginia
Hollyss SILVER, Stafford, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"Fiction reveals what reality obscures"-Jessamyn West
"You can't leap a 20-ft chasm in 2 10-ft jumps."-Anonymous


These pages brittle lay
Face open on my desk.
The words have faded grey
From one page to the next.

The paper's soft and thin,
The binding is well worn,
The name of some old kin
Scribbled on pages torn.

This book for every chapter
Keeps note of those lives old;
Their happy-ever-afters
Lie in these pages told.



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