Cousins by Elizabeth Walton

We are cousins -

We sprang from the same root -

Share the same grandparents



You are flesh of my flesh

And bone of my bone.

The next thing to being brother or sister.

How wonderful it is that God

So planned it that way!

But -

Adding to the fact that we are


We are also,


This poem is by Rev. Elizabeth Walton, daughter of Howard N. Walton. It was published in “The Abundant Heart, an anthology of verses” by Elizabeth J. Walton, 1996

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About Carla Gade

Carla is a historical fiction novelist and webmaster. She is also a family historian and has been an adult education instructor of HTML and Genealogy Online. She lives in New England with her family.
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