Her nameplate ajar on the maple tree

Lone tire tracks fade into the snow

Up the long drive

To the empty house

On top of the knoll

For Sale sign at the road

It has been 2 years now

She is a spitfire

A spunky 92 year-old beauty

Becomes frail, weak

Colonoscopy is done

Large ulcerating mass

Daughter sheds a quiet tear

She takes her daughter’s hand

Smiles-full of memories and love

“Let’s go home now, dear.”

“Let’s go home.”

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