It was just a casual Sunday get together --
So long since I'd seen cousin Bobbie,
She said many complimentary things,
She looked at me, smiling and wistfully said,
I remembered what I think of as a meager childhood --
One couldn't help asking, "Just what do you mean?"
She said, "You had two things that I only yearned for
"You boys knew your parents loved each other and you,"
"You never had thoughts of how it might have been
by D. Edgar Murray 02/26/2000.