Three slightly different versions of the following poem was sent to me by three different persons at Julie's death. I have combined the three versions into the following. - BBJS
"I'll lend you for a little time, a child of mine," He said,|
"For you to love while she lives, and mourn when she is dead.
It may be one and twenty years, or only two or three,
But will you, till I call her back, take care of her for me?"
"She'll bring her charms to gladden you and should her stay be brief,
"I've looked this wide world over in my search for teachers true,
I fancied that I heard them say, "Dear Lord, Thy will be done,
In Memory of:
To Julie from Jackie