A Death is Announced

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Wisps of frost on aging head,

wrinkled creases, wisdom’s crown;

joints to pain and creaks are wed,

Folds replace a youthful gown.

Even so, her smile is strong

though sorrow lines her blinded eyes;

beauty marks her dying song

as Winter sings her last good-byes.

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12 comments on “A Death is Announced

  1. Heidi Viars says:

    please let it be her last song 🙂

  2. Love the conviction in that one! Can’t wait for your spring images & poems….

  3. RoSy says:

    Must be a long song – because I can still hear her.

  4. Debbie says:

    I loved the hope in this! Need the hope in this! haha! Thank you, Melody!

  5. lvsrao says:

    Nicely pondered. Well of you.

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