Transcribed poetry: pebbles

I came across some passages from an old journal that seemed very apt today. As I write this, members of my extended family are gathered in another state to remember the life of one of my second cousins, who died this past week. I am unable to join them in body, but I offer this to my aunts, uncle, and cousins, and to all who mourn, wherever they are.

Pebbles

let this sorrow toss us
smooth, tumble off the edges
until we roll freely
in the surf, our clatter
the joyful sound of waves
receding

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3 responses to “Transcribed poetry: pebbles

  1. I’m sorry for your loss–and the loss to the rest of your family as well.

  2. Yes, belated condolences from me too. I like the pebbles imagery.

  3. Thank you both for your kindness and sympathy. I’ve been rather too much under the weather for rather too long, but I’m finally on the mend and very much looking forward to NaPoWriMo. Be well, my friends! 🙂

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