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Pioneer Grandparents

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 14
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1982
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6wh2n45
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325496
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6wh2n45

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Title Pioneer Grandparents
Description PIONEER GRANDPARENTS Lillian Hansen Fox 140 North 1st West Manti, UT, 84642 Senior Citizen Division First Place Poetry I never knew my grandparents, I never touched their hand, For their turn on earth had ended Before my turn was planned. Or did we meet someplace up there, Did they know I came, To this earthly home they helped prepare, To carry on their name? Did I spend some time with them, Did they point the way, And tell me of my parents here, And the yard where I would play? Did they tell me I would open doors, Where they had carved the knobs, That I would plant garden seed, Where they had broken sod? Did I know they met the Mormons, And joined the Zion band? And drove a team of oxen. Across an unknown land? I never saw their smiling face, They never dried my tears, But often in a quiet mood I feel their presence near. Sometimes when I doubt myself, And reach out for a hand, I wonder if they transfer thoughts That help me understand. I never knew my grandparents But I believe I'll see Them waiting by another bridge That they have built for me. -94-
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Identifier 108_Pioneer Grandparents.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 14
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325337
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6wh2n45/325337