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Prayers and poem for Green County Schools first day

By Phillip Coffey

Green County Board of Education is within sight of my house. School starts here today. People were gathering together yesterday, standing and praying, including Superintendent Will Hodges.

I was inspired to write the following poem and deliver it to him.

Heal the Distraught

Standing defiantly breaking the Wind
in the shadow of a small Pin Oak
Hovering together let us all mend
from this menace COVID, set us free

Brother against Sister, this must not be
No more noble cause have we sought
As small children we humbly plea
with mercy heal the afflicted and distraught.

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