who gathers these words for us
and tells us their meaning clear

who says a moment is a moment
and a year a year

i will coin my own words now
and to my heart hold them dear

i’ll call ‘her’ the ‘smile’
and her ‘memory’ the ‘tear’

Image: © Brenda Chrystie/CORBIS; Photographer: Brenda Chrystie; Creator Name: Brenda Chrystie; Date Created: 2000


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