Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Day 3 - Elegy

I never knew you, yet
You shaped my early life.
Your daughter always kept
Your memory by her side.
Your shadow reached across
The way she thought and did,
And often at a loss,
She kept her grief unhid.
Grandmother, such a weight she bore -
My Mother's burdened heart you tore.

©Mary Parker 2017

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