Saturday, December 1, 2012

59. one thousand gifts



I got the book via amazon
long-awaited, here at last!
when it arrived, I smiled so big
I limp, I know, but to the gate I dashed.

So excited to finally see
the book with a nest on its cover
that familiar image that I see online
the pages that I turn now, real paper!

the handwriting that I have come to love
the chapter titles she wrote
I skimmed and turned the pages
I am sure that soon there's a lot to quote.

the note the sender wrote
the message I will always treasure
a blessed token of friendship
that even the passing of time can't measure.

my friend T, from across the seas
my sister in Christ, a fellow blogger
my big thanks for this "one thousand gifts"
God bless your heart, my dear sister!

4 comments:

  1. Glad you finally have it, dear friend! Enjoy! I told our other friend to keep a dictionary handy. AV's writing certainly expanded my vocabulary.

    Take care, sister. Hugs and love to you.

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  2. Yes, AV's writing certainly sends me to www.dictionary.com. And the way she phrases things sends me reading certain parts over and over again.
    Hugsss back to you, my dear!

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