MJ blathers

dark poet who loves to laugh

painted infant footprints

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elliot’s in purple

oliver’s in orange

big brother owen’s hand

has pressed blue turkey

with finger feathers and thumb

as neck and head

a plastic eye and triangle of yellow

construction paper as beak

create thanksgiving card

a great-aunt will cherish

these last few years

of joyous life

mjNordgren 11/29/14  n


Author: mjnordgren

as a retired physician, i have needed to talk with many persons about end of life. And then I cared for my husband for more than five years.

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