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Happy Birthday to My Mom

She would have been 82 today.

They wrote this about her in her high school yearbook. It was true her whole life.
Elizabeth O'Neal Livingston
She Walks in Beauty
By Lord Byron

She walks in beauty, like the night
Of cloudless climes and starry skies;
And all that’s best of dark and bright
Meet in her aspect and her eyes;
Thus mellowed to that tender light
Which heaven to gaudy day denies.

One shade the more, one ray the less,
Had half impaired the nameless grace
Which waves in every raven tress,
Or softly lightens o’er her face;
Where thoughts serenely sweet express,
How pure, how dear their dwelling-place.

And on that cheek, and o’er that brow,
So soft, so calm, yet eloquent,
The smiles that win, the tints that glow,
But tell of days in goodness spent,
A mind at peace with all below,
A heart whose love is innocent!

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  • January 4, 2015, 9:19 am Sherry Wynn

    Beautiful photo of your Mom, Beth. And I’ve always loved that poem.

  • January 4, 2015, 9:25 am Beth

    Thanks Sherry. Me too. ♥

  • January 6, 2015, 9:03 am Judith Ore

    Happy Birthday to mom. She is lovely! Our mom’s walk in beauty forever in our hearts!