BY Donna Brown Bowles
© February 28, 2022. Published from WordPress
I AM, So Glad That I Never Let You Go
He was so young but so much older than the rest,
making people laugh where ever he would nest.
There were times when friends would hug him
for a day and they would whisper, “Levi, I love you, don’t you ever go away.”
Defeat was his challenge, to conquer peace within.
There were times he would ask a question,
“God, when will this ever end?”
And sometimes he’d catch smile , from the eyes of them that see.
This always made him happy to complete his endless destiny.
New friends, replaced his brothers and sisters as well.
But he always missed his family of, a time so long ago; a painful memory trapped in time, where only he could go.
The years robbed his smile as he remembered, how it used to be.
As he walked his last mile in the bitter cold.
He was hoping someone would find him and never let him go.
His eyes filled up with clouds and he could not see the road.
Suddenly, he realized that he had taken a wrong turn. A trap was set by the enemy.
No one was there to witness what happened on that night.
I guess we’ll never know.
No one to hear him speak his last words of regret.
No one was there to catch him when he fell upon the snow.
No one was there to hold him when he breathed his last breath.
No one to say goodbye
as, he closed his eyes,
for the last time.
No more longing for a family nor, a place to call his home.
A place where families are forever, never more to roam.
However, I think there is something, you all would like to know.
Just before he hit the ground; God opened up His arms and caught him, before he fell upon the snow..
He said, “Joshua my precious child, I just want to let you know, that my Son, Jesus, died for you, to wash you white as snow;
now, my son, let us return to heaven, where you left so long ago and, as far as your family, ‘it won’t be long at all’ and Joshua,
I AM so glad that,
I never let you go…”