Another Memory

Is it just another memory that is made
When a life ends for a dear friend
Family all gathered to share voices
In a song, before the breaths end.

Years remembered with each generation
A woman always giving of herself
So much that all remember a life
By the photos framed on a shelf.

Even with the pain of a life ending
The good times remain so alive
To live a life so well spent
Is something for all to strive.

Family and friends will gather
Once more to recount these hours
There will always be more to each
Than a space to place fresh flowers.

Family and friends will remember Katherine.

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Just one that at times puts the words to the page and lets them fall as they might.
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7 Responses to Another Memory

  1. My friend, my heart extends to you and Katherine’s family. This tribute is beautiful.

  2. Colline says:

    A beautifully written tribute.

  3. A lovely way to remember your friend and bring comfort to her family.

  4. Beautiful and such an insightful outlook on a day that is so…full of grief. It keeps a little sanity in the space of a loved ones passing.

  5. graypoet says:

    Thanks to all my friends. Katherine passed on Thursday about 11:30 am, but I just took time to write.

  6. Phyllis Sears says:

    Am so very sorry for your loss Charles; I know she will be missed by family and dear friends and especially you. Wish I lived closer so I could give you a hug and help you through this difficult time. Know you are in my special thoughts and prayers. Lots of tight hugs my dear friend

  7. Man, I wish there was a “Love” button to push here! A really well-flowing piece here. I thoroughly enjoyed it. God bless.

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