Farewell

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(Photo: Amitai Asif)

 

They said farewell.

They said goodnight.

They walked into dark

From light.

Their hearts were sad.

Their eyes were bright

With tears that grief will soon ignite.

Her passing’s new

Her suffering done.

They walked with her as

One cycle ended and a new began.

 

 

For Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Goodnight in 45 words

Dedicated with love to my aunt, whose funeral is across an ocean and a sea tonight. May her memory be a blessing.

 

 

19 thoughts on “Farewell

    • Thank you, friend. It is the way of the world, and a natural part of life and death that we are born and we depart and we love and we grieve and we remember and live, hopefully in the best way we can. She was a good woman. It matters. Thank you, again! Na’ama

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