Friday Poetry Prompt

My family and I rent a house that belonged to a 104 year old woman.  She was sharp right up until the very end.  I brought my 8 year old girl to her first funeral (she clearly DID NOT like looking at the body in the casket)

Poetry Prompt: Write a poem about death 

here’s the only poem I have right now, I have an idea to write about living in a dead woman’s house

For Mom

by Valeri Beers


miss you.


no forwarding address

to send


a Mother’s Day card.


phone number.


answering machine.


have many


for you



can only

leave them

on the ground.

One thought on “Friday Poetry Prompt

  1. absolutely beautiful…. so touching.. i can picture you puting preents on teh ground and pondering many wonderful thoughts about your mom….
    i am sure she is so proud of the woman you are
    ritamarie recine

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