Sunflower at rest

20130916-163845.jpg 

Screen print by Gerda da Rif

Beloved mother in love breathed her last three days after her 88th birthday.

As often is true, Kay has put it to words, about her own Carol.

Never dawns
as though
it were a day
and rises.

Our day-sense
says a day
can be out-waited.
So we wait.

That’s the
only time
we’ve ever known:

it should be
getting late;
she should be
getting home.

Kay Ryan

~ by jacquiephelan on September 15, 2013.

5 Responses to “Sunflower at rest”

  1. So sorry Jacquie and Charlie. She seemed a lovely lady, with a life well-lived. I know she will be missed.
    Paul

  2. wow! what a great picture of your mother in love!

  3. we’re so sad to hear of the lose of this gracious lady
    Charlie and Jacquie, we’re sending you our love
    Cora and Steve

  4. my deepest condolences.

  5. May she rest in peace.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 49 other followers

%d bloggers like this: