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One More Minute
By Sherrie Kemmerer
(Aunt of Sergeant John E. Allen, Killed In Iraq, 17 March 2007)

If God would grant me one more minute
So we could say goodbye
And try to put a lifetime
In a time too short to try
I dont know how to let you go
It hurts too much this pain
To know whenever I walk through our door
I'll never find you home again
 
If God would grant me one more minute
I guess I'd ask for two
I'd need more time to be with you
And a minute wouldn't do
I wouldn't know what to say though
Words can be such a useless tool
With so little time to share
Just two minutes would be cruel
 
If God would grant me one more minute
I would just keep bargaining for more
Until we had that lifetime
That was promised to us before
I know I have to let you go
And believe me, dear, I have tried
But if given one more minute
At least I could kiss you goodbye.


 
 

Posted: 2 May 2008