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Saturday, June 12, 2010

Tribute to Aunt Sybil


Sybil

Today they bid a final farewell
To their mother
She was stolen from them
Years before by the mind thief dementia

It took her piece by precious piece
Shuttering her mind, finally
Locking her up
Her body a prison cell

Years passed within this body/cell
Finally death arrived, releasing the
Captive soul, she flew out soaring
Higher and higher, rising like a white dove
Joyfully ascending
To heaven's waiting embrace


Joan Ellen Gage
6/12/2010


2 comments:

  1. Joan Ellen,
    I'm very sorry to hear about Aunt Sybil passing away. I will remember you and your family in your time of sorrow.

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  2. Lovely tribute to your aunt sybil. So sorry for her dementia robbing her and her family of those precious years.

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