Artwork of Thomas Kinkade

Calling My Name

I thought I heard you
Calling my name
It sounded quite distant
But it was you just the same

It was carried by wind
And a breeze passing by
It was soft and so tender
Like a contented small sigh

I smiled when I heard it
I was glad that you knew
I longed for your voice
And yes, this would do

Now some might just tell me
I imagined it all
But I could never mistake
Your voice when you call

Let dreamers keep dreaming
What harm can it do?
To cherish a memory
Of a voice I once knew.

Karen Shaw Matteson
2001

Our deeds still travel with us from
afar, and what we have been makes
us what we are.

~~ George Eliot



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