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Home is Where the Heart is, Isn't It

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Home is Where the Heart is, Isn't It


Always in black, Fr. McShane
raises cathedral hands and intones,
‘our brother is finally home.’

Absolved of the fight to contain
a lifetime of tears
in this ceremonial splendor

I just have to wonder.  

His Nikes are ‘home’
in the walk-in closet,
aren’t they?

©Kathryn McLoughlin Collins
August 31, 2012


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  1. Date: 9/13/2012 9:02:00 AM

    Sad dedication to a loss... Beautifully written.

  1. Date: 9/3/2012 7:47:00 AM

    sad write Kathryn,it is