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Roses For The Forgotten

Angels wept as roses today were placed . . . upon forgotten graves in a forgotten place

Roses For The Forgotten

Two single red roses were placed today
Within a graveyard lost to visits made
Beside granite cracked and faded names
Someone found my newborns babies graves

Within falling snow the broken stones
Were the only ones to see
Who had placed each single rose
And as they stood their silent ground
A rose for each from the hand was found

In this place of silence where no one goes
Someone had found the time to place each rose
For those who sleep within forgotten land
A single red rose was placed by unknown hands

Who was it that placed these roses today
Within this realm where only silence plays
It is only the stones that will ever know
Whose were the hands
That brushed away cold snow

As the day gave way to night
Within this cemetary
Long lost from sight
Red roses rest in moonlight haze
Upon frozen ground of forgotten graves

Now warmer is the ground below
The single petals that lay upon the snow
For but a day names again were found
Beneath the cold of forgotten ground

My Daughter, Kimberly
Found these babies forgotten stones
That lay in Virginia City, Nevada USA

She began visiting these little ones
Upon finding them at the back
Of this very old cemetery
On a cold and snowy day
When she
Was only sixteen years old.

She just turned thirty on her birthday
And each time she is in the area
She visits these tiny graves
And leaves her love offering.

On this day she left the pinecones
And brought to me pictures
Of these little souls resting place
That I had never seen, but had
Heard her speak of so many times

My Dear Kimberly

No one is left to your world
To visit my little ones that
Became angels far to soon.

Thank you
For remembering my babies.

From the beyond
We will remember your kindness
And we know each time you come
And leave your love.

Original By Lesa Gay
Aspiring Angel

Artist Bette Midler
The Rose

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