Category Archives: Daughter

The Opening

I’ve opened the door for you. You’re welcome to stay. We can climb trees and eat cherry pie. I’ll hold you when you need to cry. There’s room in my heart now. And in my home. I am grateful to … Continue reading

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Lying There

He looked like an Auschwitz victim. Like a tiny helpless baby bird. I wanted to cradle him in my arms, But fed him ice chips instead. It’s what he preferred. He looked into my eyes Just moments before he died. … Continue reading

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