your letters

My grandmother's poem for a wistful evening.
I wish I'd time to miss you--but my days
Are full of other things.
You thought that when you'd gone,
I'd need you and I'd call you back.
I thought so too. But now it seems
Those things I loved the most--
Your eyes, your voice, your smile--
I still have in your letters
Telling me that it's you
Who take your turn at needing me.


  1. I think this is my favorite thing from your grandmother.
    I know I have felt this and its so sweetly put together. yet down to earth enough so that its real.

  2. it's surprising how many mature themes she was able to write about at a very young age.
    brilliant, she was and is.


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