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Elegy for Alice

Elegy for Alice Reverent black stillness Hushes the dawn Emptiness waits In quiet fields Long shadows of memories Fall on Alices grave Birds chorus incantations Trees reach prayers skyward Sad reveries veil a daughters mourning Light lifts the night's black curtain Regrets fall to the forgiving soil Flowers open to catch the tears A procession of friends Lead the grieving daughter home

Copyright © | Year Posted 2020

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Date: 7/3/2020 11:03:00 PM
ah, such a delicate subject. You have done this so well Sylvia! Keep writing and keep posting. You have found your tribe.
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Sylvia Nissley
Date: 7/6/2020 10:07:00 AM
Thanks Karen, This was a tribute to a wonderful woman who died at age 95.