Virginia Jenkins 1/12/1929- 8/11/2017

by Katrina Jenkins-Baker
(Adelaide, South Australia)

My Mother

My mother died today
She breathed out the life that she had lived
and rested in the stillness
The heartbeat that had laid alongside mine
since my conception....stopped.
The spark in blue grey eyes went out.
Cold and still.
No warmth of mine could warm her
I held her close...and told her things she already knew.

There is a flame in my chest
un-noticed until now
the spark of her, the still intensity of her
burns in me.
Some unions are forever.
Be free.

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Dec 12, 2017
Responding NEW
by: Katrina

Thank-you Richard and Mary for your kindness.
Despite what surrounds us in the media- people still care about each other.

Dec 12, 2017
Your Mum NEW
by: Richard John Scarr

And so, God placed his arms around her.
And said, in gentle tone.
"Though the World be poorer for it. Child--.
It is time to take you home!"

With deepest sympathy.

Dec 11, 2017
God bless NEW
by: Mary

May you feel the presence of our mother.
I lost my Mom Feb 12 of this year as well and she too was 88.
I wish you blessings and I know despite how diffucult our ma's are here in spirit.
Peace

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