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A Poem For My Mother: Part 2

For those of you who did not see my previous post, my mother died in November. I wrote this poem for her to be included in her obituary. Memories of Mommy Memories float back And feel crushing At times Sunlight in the backyard Surrounded by flowers Disco dance parties Birthday celebrations And countless meals Watching… Continue reading A Poem For My Mother: Part 2

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A Poem For My Mother

My mother died in November. To say that I am heartbroken and devastated is an understatement. I wanted to write a poem to be included in her obituary. This was my first attempt, but not the one that wound up being included. I wanted to reflect how I felt about her, but I thought this… Continue reading A Poem For My Mother