There were two little girls,
taken young to heaven
who left us here to mourn them,
one at 3 and one at 7.
Gone to be with Jesus many years
but always and forever in their
In boxes in a closet now that
she is gone,
we find the memories packed with love
and nighttime song.
From those sisters, one I never knew,
and one I saw go home
I chose a dress to keep them close
and remind me of my mom,
who never ceased to long for them
through many many years.
And from those little dresses came these
In memory of Pauline, age 3- the plaid bear
In memory of Janet, age 7- the blue bear
In memory of Mom who loved and never forgot
Lovingly and beautifully crafted by
my dear cousin Emma.
She used the buttons, collars, lace and zipper
along with the dress fabric.
( the embroidery on the feet was done by Janet
on a piece of white fabric
and found in the boxes too)