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The Light of My Legacy

By Dawn Oswald

December 2022

The light and my legacy

The light is my way

The light is good

The dark is bad, but not all the time

In the light I can see

You’re so beautiful

I can see a beautiful rainbow

I can see birds flying high above

We need the light to see

To see each other

In the dark we can see the stars and the moon, but then I can’t see you

The light brings me joy

You can lose track of time in the light, especially when it is light 20 hours of the day

The light brings warmth

The dark brings cold

The light blooms flowers

Flowers from me to you

I hope to brighten your day

Some people see a white light and live to talk about it

That is when I am going to stay away from that bright light

Do not go into that light

I will fight before going

When it is time to go into that good light I hope I am old

I hope I put up a good fight

I hope I was able to mark off my bucket list

I hope I have left my legacy behind

Behind to brighten someone else’s day

Let’s survive as long as we can and tell our legacy

I hope my husband does not follow me into that light

I hope he can survive and live longer

The light is good

The light can be bad if seen way too early

The light can be full of beautiful colors

Let the light shine on you and guide you

Live life bright and full

Except the light of the day

Make your legacy count

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13. 2. 2023

Just beautiful Dawn!

you are the light for us!


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