A Lady of Grace

Lady of Grace, Margaret Mair, original art

Lady of Grace, Margaret Mair, original art

 

Lady of grace
You stood upon
The open stage and
You sang for us,
And we forgot
The you we saw,
The determined woman
Aged into majesty,
Curly grey hair
Tamed by scarf
And crowned by hat,
Standing there
In well-laundered
Sunday meeting dress
And awkward shoes.
We were caught
In the richness
Of your voice,
Taken into
The comforting depth
Of your belief,
Felt the rhythm
Of your living
In the notes you sang.
You raised your voice
And poured out your love,
Singing to a spirit
That called your soul;
And your notes fell
Back down upon us
Like a blessing
That you thanked us
For receiving.
And we thanked you
For giving.

 

Written by Margaret Mair
Picture, original art by Margaret Mair

 

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4 responses to “A Lady of Grace

  1. Lovely, Margaret. And moving too.

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