I wrote the poem below sometime ago with Kathy in mind, and posted it on this site long before her passing. I repost it today because I wish for one more walk and chance to talk with my friend.
Hat and yellow roses on a bale of hay, handmade cards on a table ready to be signed and sent. Homeward bound, their work is done. A small tribute to our friends, Kathy and Fred Allen. Passed from this life into the next, February… Continue Reading “Homeward Bound”
More from the April Writer’s Digest challenge, the brain child of Robert Lee Brewer, a WD editor and blogger at Poetic Asides. The first of these is personal, based on the prompt to write an ekphrastic poem, a poem inspired by a work of art – photograph, sculpture, or some other creation.
My sister died unexpectedly but peacefully in her sleep sometime New Year’s Day morning. As far as her caregivers – my other sister and her husband – knew, she was not ill, and yet she quietly made her way out of this life and… Continue Reading “In memory – a personal essay”