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My sister when she was around 17 years old
My sister lives in Colorado. Over the
have went on many camping trips. This
reminds me of a time when I went with them. My sister and I started singing. Her
oldest son and his new bride were there also. When
realized we were embarrassing him, we kept
singing. In fact most of the night.
The next morning Daddy took a walk by the
When he returned to the campsite he said he
felt so sorry for all the people out
because they were not going to catch anything.
He was sure our caterwauling had sent all
fish to the bottom for at least one day.
My sister and her husband
Our family circle has narrowed down to just
sister and me. Momma, Daddy, and our
dear brother have left this earth for a better
place. I wrote this poem about my sister many years
Hay Self !
by Mary B.
My sister has a friend she calls self
"Now, Self, you know this has to be done,
Just get to it."
When something unpleasant faces her
"Hay, Self, you've said quite enough,
Put a lid on it."
When she is tempted to give too much advice
"Look. Self, why sit here in self-pity
You're not the only one."
When she feels down and lonely
"Wait, Self, don't break an arm patting
Your own back."
If she feels better than thou
I used to think it was cute and funny
I didn't understand
She knows her "Self" so well, she
Never takes "Self" too seriously
She has a special quality very rare
Sometimes life is kind, sometimes cruel,
Sometimes easy, sometimes unfair
She uses each day as a new beginning
Not a continued yesterday
She gives of herself to others
Keeping enough to balance the scales
This morning "Self" and I had a good talk
I can hear her say, "O.K., Self, you've done
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