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Mobile Photography & Art Saturday Poetry – ‘Life’ by Emma Lowrey Williams with Clint Cline

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘Life’ by Emma Lowrey Williams. She was born around 1934 and graduated from the Cherokee Female Seminary in 1856 and taught at Green Leaf School, a Cherokee Public School.

I have matched this image by @clixit2020 – Clint Cline ‘And whom do you really know’.

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‘Life’ ©Emma Lowrey Williams

We can not tell what happiness 

We might on earth possess 

If in singleness of heart 

We would strive to act a proper part. 

‘Tis true we see the effects of sin

All without and all within. 

We long may live a life in vain, 

Much good possess, but still complain. 

We may appear to other eyes, 

To be extremely rich and wise; 

But if our hearts are not right, 

Life will not be beautiful and bright. 

Oh! may our life, day by day, 

In love and duty pass away; 

And at last when our bodies die, 

We may live in that world above the sky; 

Where free from sin, death and pain, 

The good will meet and love again. 

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