You Taught Me How My Heart Could Feel



You showed me how my heart could heal
You taught me risk and dare
You taught me glee and flair
You taught me silent prayer

You showed me how my heart could peal
You taught me poise and air
You taught me free and rare
You taught me when to pair

You showed me how my heart could feel
You taught me right and fair
You taught me love and care
You taught me what to share

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Submitted on May 01, 2011

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Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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