Visit to Grandmother

June 18, 2012
By KuroNekoXIII GOLD, Branchville, New Jersey
KuroNekoXIII GOLD, Branchville, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"The only things in life worth having are things worth fighting for."


The smell of flowers fill the air.
Roses, tulips, and lavenders
Add colors and feel of care
All around the familiar room.
I see her standing in the back,
Her iron gray hair set in curls.
She turns and looks at me, and smiles,
Her brown eyes sparkling with joy.
I run to hug her, hold her close,
Breathe in her smell of jasmine soap.
She hugs me back, kisses my cheek,
And tells me how much she’s missed me.
I love it here, with my grandma,
In this white house next to the shore.
I wish I could stay forever,
Sit in the sun by grandma’s side.
I blink, and the memory fades
Back into the depths of my mind.
Once again, I’m in a green field,
Staring at the gray marble wall
With slots carved systematically,
And holds the ashes of those past.
I place my hand upon the wall,
And trace the words etched on one slot;
Elizabeth Susanna Combs
October, 2005.



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