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DAYS OF MOURNING

My two granddaughters sent a spray of sunflowers to my mother’s funeral. I took them home and snapped pictures of the fading petals. Consolation, the grieving of my heart over the passing days, I captured in pictures. Love-hate relationship. They brightened and comforted. I threw them in the trash when they hurt more than they helped. Still sunflowers will always be meaningful to me.
DAYS OF MOURNING withersome poem on a stem browning sunflower enduring days of mourning comfort like tenuous light of candle flicker bittersweet petals like lashes folding into the night sky -endless- bereavement of stars 9/16/2021

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Date: 9/20/2021 11:29:00 AM
Death of the flowers somehow make the death of our loved one seem more real; well penned my friend.
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 9/20/2021 2:51:00 PM
Yes…you get it.
Date: 9/16/2021 8:33:00 AM
When someone dear to us passes on, we will always receive mixed feelings. Think positive, Kimmy.
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 9/16/2021 11:03:00 AM
So true. I’m doing ok. We are past two difficult birthdays. Holding my dad up. God bless you!
Date: 9/16/2021 7:07:00 AM
Sorry to learn of your loss. I don't know if it was recent or from times past but I can feel your pain. I hope that you find comfort in the days to come some little memory everyday. Your visits to my page are uplifting. Sara
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 9/16/2021 7:16:00 AM
My mom died in April. Yesterday was her birthday.