God bless the Gargoyles by Dav Pilkey~ A good poem
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~In a long-ago time, when long ago peoples were building cathedrals and raising up steeples, they crafted stone creatures and set them on perches to guard and protect and watch over the churches.
So Gargoyles were born, and they stood night and day, keeping evil and terrible spirits away.

And ne'er was a creature so true and loyal as the watchful, courageous, and fearless Gargoyle.
But the years came and went, and the people did,too. And in time, they forgot what their ancestors knew. And whenever they passed by the Gargoyles' lairs, they trembled in fear at the Gargoyles' stares.

And as time went along, people's fear turned to spite, and they sneered and they cursed at the guardians of night: "Demons!" they grumbled -- "Grotesque!" and "Horrid!" When the Gargoyles heard these words that were spoken, their stony old hearts became crumbled and broken. Then storms rumbled in, and their eyes filled with rain, and stillness they stayed, alone and in pain.

But as it so happened, some Angels were near, and heeding the grief of a Gargoyle's tear, they each fluttered down from the heavens on high to sit with the Gargoyles beneath thundering skies. Now, Angels have ways of making things right, so they stayed with the Gargoyles all through the night, patting their heads and wiping their tears and whispering life into Gargoyle ears. And soon all the Gargoyles did magical things:

They gurgled and coughed and shook out their wings. Then together the Angels and Gargoyles took flight, and they soared through the clouds on a blustery night. And while over pastures and hills they were winging, the voices of Angels were radiantly singing music of healing and songs of rebirth to all of the creatures in all of the earth:

"God bless the rain, and the storm clouds that bring it.
God bless the music, and the voices that sing it.
God bless the ones who sing everything wrong.
God bless the creatures who do not belong.
God bless the hearts and the souls who are grieving for those who have left, and for those who are leaving.
God bless each perishing body and mind, God bless all creatures remaining behind.
God bless the dreamers whose dreams have awoken.
God bless the lovers whose hearts have been broken.
God bless each soul that is tortured and taunted, God bless all creatures alone and unwanted."

And the Gargoyles beheld wherever they roamed that the souls of the lost weren't really alone.
Each one had an Angel, each one was protected, and each one was cherished and loved and respected.

And so it is true with the Gargoyles this day, for all of the Angels who love them have stayed. And together they wait until days become nights, to embark on their dark and most glorious flights. So if you see shapes in the night sky, don't fear -- for it simply means that Angels and Gorgoyles are near, easing the earth with their gentle night call:

"God bless the Gargoyles,God bless us all."

-God bless the Gargoyles
by Dav Pilkey~


Just a poem a found online, not  mine, which is why i put it on a journal.

Personally I love it, what do you think~?
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I remember reading this book when I was in grade school; with lavish paintings and a beautiful message, its hands down, to me, one of the better children's book out there. :gargoyle: 
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I likes.....but there's another poem I wanna sing tomorrow.
but it's more of just repeating the same thing over and over.

Happy Birthday To You~ :music:
Happy Birthday To You~ :music:
Happy Birthday Dear *your name here*~ :music:
Happy Birthday To You~ :music:
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lolz, names Brittany~

And thx's~!!!!
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Happy Birthday Dear Brittany~ :music:

That sounds better. :meow:
And I knew that. ^^;
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It does~
Oh, well then..... :meow:
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No, I meant, I knew that, but for some stupid reason forgot. ^^;
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LOLZ, don't we all?
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Happy Birthday to You~ :music:
Happy Birthday to You~ :music:
Happy Birthday Dear Brittany~ :music:
Happy Birthday to You~ :music:

HAPPY 14TH! :la:
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THX YOU~!
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