The Footsteps Echo

29th April….my thoughts always turn to my grandmother. It was nice to be able to phone my Pop to chat and share Nana stories.

Things I have learnt today

Candle lit in Church of Saint Gervais, Paris in memory of Meg Burville 29th April 2014. Candle lit in Church of Saint Gervais, Paris in memory of Meg Burville 29th April 2014.

The footsteps echo softly down the corridors of time,

And memories gently stir like windmills of the mind,

Faces flicker silently like pictures on a screen,

And voices have a cadence heard only in a dream.

Days gone by, how dear they are –

Loved ones, long gone, seem not so far

When memory works her magic spell

And brings them back with us to dwell.

Childhood days remembered with affection deep and true,

Girlhood days, the friendships made with those we knew;

As we remember fondly the many things we’ve done

The laughter, joys and tears and, oh! the fun.

So many friendships stood the test of time

Down through the years, through every clime;

But now, the hands of time move on –

And so many of those dear ones have passed…

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About stemgir1

Scientist, mother, survivor of childhood cancer, diagnosed in 2013 with breast cancer. Lover of life.
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2 Responses to The Footsteps Echo

  1. elisa ruland says:

    A lovely tribute to your Nana. Somewhere, she is smiling.

    Like

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