by Hal C Clark

Aunt Mary passed away today,
my brother, sisters came to say goodbye

It’s been too long
I miss you all
Let’s plan a weekend getaway
Bring the kids
Share a fire
Tell stories until dawn

Minutes multiply to months
So much to do
My job, our kids
The PTA, gymnastics

Aunt Martha died today

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