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Monday, September 21, 2009

Full Circle

Part of the link in the chain is broken,
Part of the piece that held this fragile bond is gone
She always called me "MINE", her token
And rightfully so 'cos mama named me after her
I always viewed her with awe
Amazed at her depth of insight and lore,
At the command of respect from all
Her name may not be known to all
Yet she remains one of the very best in my world
It was time for your appointment with Him
When it is time for ours, the lights will dim
Broken will be our earthly cord
The links in this chain will be restored

For my Beloved Grandmother !

8 comments:

Sweetnothin' said...

thats so sweet of you. Hope she will read this otherwise print it for her

sweetness said...

aww its not broken
it just continued in an invisible thread of love and hope
Xx

Maxine said...

@ Sweetnothin'-Thanks, wish she could read this but she's gone from earthly view :/
@ Sweetness- thanks!

Sankofa said...

What an absolutely beautiful poem. I'm sure she knew of your love for her even before she left you. Lovely.

sunnyside said...

Such lovely tots about ur grandmother. Lovely poem too.

sunnyside said...

Such lovely tots abt ur grandmther. Beautiful poem 2. So nicely written. Me likey

Nana Yaw Asiedu said...

Sorry, Maxine, but what is this piece talking about? Who is she? Can't help feeling that there is a deeper underlying theme.

Maxine said...

@ Sankofa and sunnyside-Thanks:/

@NYA- It's about my maternal grandma. She passed last Friday. Was an absolutely wonderful person and my heart is very heavy but she lived a full life! 95+