Analysis Of The Poem ' The '

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Beautiful. That is how I would describe her. Rayah Lou’ren Gibson was the absolute light of my life. She was born on Thursday, August 14th, 2008. She was not my biological daughter, but she was and always will be my baby girl—my little princess. I often called her my angel. She loved dancing and singing, she loved the movie Frozen, the song, “Do You Want To Build A Snowman?”, and her favorite color was purple. She loved her friends, especially Alina. She really loved grocery shopping with me for Spaghetti night; or eating at the Chinese buffet, and filling her plate to the brim with fried chicken, chicken fried rice, macaroni, French fries, and ketchup. In the summer, she loved to jump in the pool with her goggles and swim around looking for things.
She met with God on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. To say that the day she passed was hard for me would be the understatement of the century. I am new in my walk with God, so the flesh in me wanted to be angry and ask God why she had to be brought home when she had so much life to live. Part of me wanted to bargain my life for hers. I am only human.
Yet, something inside of me said that when in fear, doubt, or pain a real man prays and asks God for strength. So on that day I fell to my knees and asked God to give me the strength to trust him and his timing, rather than fall back into my anger. In June, I was carrying her on my shoulders and she was smiling from ear to ear. I just spent July 7th, 2014 with Ashley, Brandon, and Rayah…
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